The Renewable Materials Company

Just add hot water and the compact dried-food package on the left expands to become the bowl on the right. Normally, food packages contain up to two-thirds air but this solution cuts packaging sizes, thereby reducing transport costs. The ingenious construction is a creation from the design studio Tomorrow Machine together with material scientists at Innventia.

“When researchers and designers come together, sparks fly.” Hjalmar Granberg, scientist within Innventia’s New Materials and Functions research area.