B-PHOT highlights the impact of its photonics research and innovation on food and food safety at Milano’s world fair 2015. The fair opened on May 1st and explores the theme "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life". B-PHOT grasps the unique opportunity of “EXPO 2015 ” and “International Year of Light 2015 ” to showcase the enabling power of light and the impact of light technologies on food-sorting, food-safety and health. B-PHOT’s cutting-edge contributions to TOMRA ’s food sorting machines and B-PHOT’s polymer lab-on-chip technology for controlling the quality of honey, the authentication of olive oils, and the safety of drinking water are on display. The EXPO 2015 site covers 110 hectares and is expected to attract more than 20 million visitors from 01 May 2015 to 31 October 2015. B-PHOT’s participation was made possible thanks to the province of Vlaams-Brabant , Flanders Smart Hub , and VOKA .
Catch a glimpse of the impact of B-PHOT’s light-based technologies on food safety by watching the video that was produced for this unique occasion.