Latest News


Jun 18 2022

IAPRI Board Elects New Offices for 2022-2025

The Board of Directors has elected Roland ten Klooster from the University of Twente as the new President of IAPRI. Yves Wyser, from Nestle Research Center has been elected as Vice President.
Jun 17 2022

IAPRI Members Elect New Directors

The membership has elected three new Institutional Director filling the positions of retiring directors; Greg Batt, Silvia Dantas, Maria Josee Galotto and Changfeng Ga after six years of service on the board.

Research News

May 23 2022

DTI, Denmark, applies sugar beet micro-fiber to pulp packaging for high barrier

The Danish Technological Institute (DTI) has worked with Scottish company CelluComp to produce a fibre-based, recyclable and biodegradable package said to have exceptional barrier properties.
May 6 2022

Michigan State University’s Muhammad Rabnawaz: Confronting the plastics problem

Keeping plastic waste out of landfills and water systems is a complicated problem that Michigan State University’s Muhammad Rabnawaz is working to simplify. This Spartan researcher is cutting complexities to make valuable polymers that are easy to recycle.

Member News

Jun 22 2022

IAPRI Awards the Career Start Award to Thomas Goudsblom of the University of Twente

The Career Start Award, sponsored by Dr. S. Paul Singh is a $1,000 award. It provides a packaging researcher, who has not yet participated at a IAPRI Conference, with the incentive to be a first time research paper presenter.
Jun 19 2022

Ryerson University is changing it name to Toronto Metropolitan University

The transition to the new name will happen in phases. Some university materials will change immediately, while other initiatives will take more time.

Conference Spotlight

Apr 6 2022

World Conference 2022 Keystone Speakers

The Thai Packaging Center Announces its Keynote Speakers

Technology Spotlight

Apr 28 2022

Crystallized thinking in biopolymer research

As IAPRI members prepare for another Conference, we examine the directions being taken by research into biobased polymers, notably PLA and PHA.

Member Profile

May 30 2022

Spain’s AIDIMME: know-how and applied research

The Packaging and Goods Transport Department of AIDIMME (formerly AIDIMA) has been helping companies increase their competitiveness through packaging and logistics technology services for almost 30 years, currently having more than 700 supporting companies.


May 24 2022

IAPRI Discussion Boards

IAPRI, a global packaging innovation network, a place where you can collaborate, innovate, and advance. We have created “Discussion Boards” to facilitate this concept and they are available to members.

IAPRI Events

May 22 2023

31st IAPRI Member Conference 2023

"Responsible Packaging for a Better Future " will be hosted by the SIES School of Packaging & Packaging Technology Center in Navi Mumbai, India.

IAPRI Announces World Conference Location for 2024, Valencia, Spain

ITENE's 30th Anniversary takes place in 2024 and they are proud to host IAPRl's 24th World Packaging Conference as part of their special events and activities devoted to show how knowledge and technology make an impact to build a safer and more sustainable future.

IAPRI member institutes interested in hosting the IAPRI 32nd Member Conference in 2025 can get the Guidelines and Application Form by clicking here

Career Center

May 25 2022

Virginia Tech - New tenure track Assistant Professor related to distribution packaging and logistics

The Packaging Systems & Design program, housed in the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials at Virginia Tech, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Packaging. This is a full-time, tenure-track, 9-month appointment with primary responsibilities in teaching (50%) and research (50%).
Jan 8 2022

Tenure Track Position in Packaging/Graphic Communications at Ryerson University

The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching, scholarly research and/or creative activity and service duties while maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities.
Jan 4 2022

Professor – Amcor Endowed Chair in Packaging Sustainability School of Packaging Michigan State University

The School of Packaging at Michigan State University invites applications for a fullā€time, 9 month Endowed Chair Professor position focusing on sustainable packaging systems with 50% research, 30% teaching, and 20% service/outreach assignment. The position start date is anticipated to be August 2022.
Nov 26 2021

Michigan State University School of Packaging Job Opening for Assistant Professor - Wood and Cellulosic-Based Packaging

The School of Packaging (SoP) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure track Assistant Professor position with 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service assignment with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2022.