3D printers replace cooks
Researchers at RISE are working to develop tasty and appealing food for an aging population. One possible solution is 3D printing technology. In future, perhaps the cooks at our residential homes for the elderly will be 3D printer…
Can we make glass more tactile?
How small are the differences that the human finger can feel? Is it possible to alter the surface chemistry of glass to provide a more pleasurable sensation, for example when using your mobile telephone? The answer is yes, and the…
A feeling for the tactile is important in product development
How products feel when we touch them is a matter of great interest to many companies, as this is crucial in our reaction to a product. RISE helps companies to test users’ tactile experience of various surfaces, as well as looking …
The art of delivering the right tactile sensation in a dashboard
Whether or not a product provides the right tactile sensation makes a big difference to our decision to buy. When designing and developing products, it is therefore valuable to know which properties can be altered and how to do so…
Less salt – just as much taste
We Swedes eat too much salt, something that can lead to ill health and increased healthcare costs. The main source however is not the salt we sprinkle on our food at home but the salt used in processed foods and on the food we eat…
The elderly need more nutritious food
Malnutrition is a growing problem among the elderly and one of the causes is difficulty in chewing and swallowing. RISE is developing new foods to meet the needs of the elderly.