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International association of packaging research institutes

How to join

There are four categories of membership

Full Membership 

Full membership is open to organisations where research into packaging or the
development of test methods in packaging or development and implementation of
higher educational programs are an important part of the work.

Full members are eligible to

a quarterly newsletter - packaging research and education

reduced price entry to IAPRI events

entry to IAPRI Symposia (once every two years)

membership to IAPRI working groups as follows:

  • Packaging and the consumer
  • Distribution packaging
  • Materials packaging
  • Sustainable packaging

Eligibility for IAPRI Scholarship

Listing on the IAPRI web site

Access to the member only part of the web site where papers from IAPRI events are made available

In addition Full Members can:

apply to host a IAPRI event

apply to become a IAPRI director

have voting rights at the annual General Meeting

The IAPRI Full membership fee is £470 per annum

To apply for IAPRI Full membership please click here for the application form


Associate Membership

Associate membership is available to those organisations who may not meet all the
requirements for full membership at the time of application but will commit to a
2 year time period where they will get help to convert to full membership.

Associate members have all the same rights and entitilements as Full members with the exception of voting rights at the General Meeting and representation at the Board. Associate members are also not expected to apply to host an event.

The IAPRI associate membership fee is £470 per annum

To apply for IAPRI associate membership please click here for the application form


Affiliate membership

Affiliate membership is available to those organisations who do not carry out research
but have a definite interest in supporting packaging research.

Affiliate members have all the same rights and entitilements as Full members with the exception of voting rights at the General Meeting and representation at the Board. Affiliate members are also not able to host an event.

The IAPRI affiliate membership fee is £470 per annum

To apply for IAPRI affiliate membership please click here for the application form


Corporate membership

Corporate membership is available to commercial organisation undertaking packaging research,
testing and/or higher education activities or having a demonstrable interest in
such activities.

Corporate members have all the same rights and entitilements as Full members with the exception of voting rights at the General Meeting and representation at the Board. Corporate members are also not able to host an event.

The IAPRI corporate membership fee is £990 per annum

To apply for IAPRI corporate membership please click here for the application form

Events

IAPRI 2018

The 21st IAPRI World Conference on Packaging will take place between 19-22 June in Zhuhai, China. It is hosted by Jinan University and Hunan University of Technology. For more information please click here

Latest News

IAPRI Symposium attracts over 130 delegates

The IAPRI Symposium in Lausanne (9-12 May) attracted delegates over 130 delegates from 20 countries. There were 99 papers in total out of which 69 are oral.

Marie Rushton, IAPRI Secretary General says 'This excellent event brought researchers from all over the world to network and develop strong links'