January 2020 E-Newsletter
International Association of Packaging Research Institutes


Unmissable industry insights await at IAPRI 2020, Mexico
At whatever stage in their career, packaging researchers have every incentive to attend the IAPRI Mexico 2020 World Conference in Monterrey this June, with a packed schedule spanning awards for new researchers, for lifetime achievement and, of course, a busy programme of presentations around the theme of Industry 4.0.


Why you should come to the 22nd World Packaging Conference
Members and Non-Members of IAPRI, your participation in the World Conference on Packaging in Monterrey, Mexico will provide you an outstanding opportunity to communicate and develop ideas, exchange experiences and in many cases reduce duplication of effort by presenting and hearing from others.

Prestigious $7,000 IAPRI Student Exchange Research Scholarship Award

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IAPRI Members don't miss this great opportunity for one of your students to work at another IAPRI member and conduct their research. For more information on the Scholarship, visit: Click Here

Applications should be submitted by February 28, 2020.

Member News

MSU School of Packaging announces new Director
Michigan State University (MSU) School of Packaging has named as its new director Matthew Daum, who has a background both on the packaging engineering side of HP and, since 2007, as an adjunct associate professor at Clemson University.

ITENE co-ordinates EU ocean plastics and bio-based project
Spain’s ITENE has announced that it is co-ordinating the SEALIVE project, which supports the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy and aims to apply circular-economy approaches and bio-based solutions to reducing marine pollution.

Funding will support two packaging labs at RIT
Renewed funding of $1m from flexible packaging converter the American Packaging Corporation (APC) will help to support two existing teaching, research and testing hubs at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in the US.

Packaging Science at RIT seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor
The Department of Packaging Science in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology (CET) is currently seeking applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Candidates for this position will be expected to teach and conduct focused research in packaging science and/or discipline based education research. The fall 2020 position begins in mid-August 2020. Responsibilities will include teaching, scholarship, and service.

Member Profile

IAPRI Members, Highlight Your Organization Here
Would you like your institute or organization to be featured here in a Member Profile on our web page and in an article to be distributed in the monthly IAPRI newsletter?

IAPRI E-Newsletter - January 2020 E-Newsletter