IAPRI CAREER START AWARD at the 2020 World Conference


Purpose of the Award
To provide a packaging researcher, who has not yet participated at a IAPRI Conference, with the incentive to be a first time research paper presenter and accelerate their knowledge and understanding of the IAPRI member resources by networking and interacting with a wide range of dedicated professionals working in all segments of packaging research, testing and education. It is hoped that it signifies the start of a long career of active IAPRI conference participation.
  • One award of $1,000 US              
  • This award is open to any researcher from an IAPRI member who is accepted to present a paper at either an IAPRI World or Member Conference.
  • Applicants must currently be the primary researcher and paper author.
  • In addition, applicants must not have attended any previous IAPRI conferences, but may have participated in an IAPRI conference as a local volunteer.
Winner Selection
The winner will be picked by a random drawing of names from all eligible presenters who have submitted an application form by the abstract deadline.

Application Form

Award Presentation
The award will be given at the time of the IAPRI Awards established for each event.