Natural Machines

Company details

Company name Natural Machines
Company type Small Enterprise (less than 50 employees and revenues less than 10 MEUR)
Industry sector Others
Activity description

Natural Machines are the creators of Foodini: a 3D food printer allowing users to personalize food, eat healthier, improve kitchen efficiency and lower food waste. The company is strongly backed by investors including the EC through the SME Instrument and EIT Food.

Project information

Technology platform TP-1: Free-space photonic components and systems
Application domain Agrifood
Project scope

To assist the company in the development of a compact, custom CO2 laser module based on radio frequency excitation-guided wave technology, that can fit in their Foodini Pro machine (printing and cooking appliance). This is a “follow-up” project to an ACTPHAST 4.0 feasibility study.

Project leader Dr. Laurent Gallais (CNRS)
Project start March 2022
Project duration 6 months