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Catharina Ottestam (Vice President Packaging Solutions)

Other staff

Kristina Wickholm (Sustainable Solutions)

Anita Teleman (Printing Solutions)

Marie-Claude BĂ©land (Business Development)

Mikael Lindstrom (Packaging Solutions)

Helena Halonen (Material Design)

Siv Lindberg (Material Identity, Perception and Consumer Insight)

Annika Kihlstedt (Packaging development and product testing)

Mikael Gallstedt (Barriers)


Astrid Odeberg Glasenapp (Development Corrugated, SUW)

Birgitta Alm (Packaging Audit)

Ann Lorentzon (Normpack)

Cathrine Lofgren (Miljopack)

Thomas Trost (P3G)

Kristina Salmen (Food Safety)

Mikael Nygards (Box Mechanics)


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Innventia AB is a world leader in research and development relating to pulp, paper, graphic media, packaging and biorefining.The Business area Packaging Solutions is developing new business opportunities through the development of sustainable and functional material and packaging solutions. Our work is based on an overall view of the packaging value chain from raw material to packaging and waste handling and covers: --all packaging materials with a focus on biobased, from the traditional ones to new composites --packaging manufacturing and converting --packaging construction, design, logistics and usability Besides highly skilled personnel we have a large transport testing lab with up to date test equipment and certification from e.g. ISTA. We also have a material testing lab, pilot equipments like extrusion coating and rotational die cutting and a Human Product Interaction lab for testing packaging perception and usability. Here we are using e.g. stationary and portable eye movement cameras.

Innventia is also host to several Trade and Industry groups, among others:

Normpack - for safer materials in contact with food

Normpack's aim is that consumers should be able to rely on materials in contact with food being safe.

P3G Packaging & Product Protection Group

The Packaging & Product Protection Group is a forum for people who have an interest in goods and product protection, e.g. as regards packaging dimensioning, choice of material and damage preventing measures in connection with transport, storing and handling of both industry and consumer goods.



It is SUW's policy to be at the heart of first-rate R&D, providing information on the field of corrugated board. SUW shall aim to: develop and support research into corrugated board in order to strengthen its competitiveness within the packaging industry, develop cost-effective processes for production and conversion, and improve the quality of raw materials for corrugated board.



The Miljöpack group works with packaging and environmental issues and is a group of companies that work together on resource-efficient packaging. The group monitors developments relating to legislation and regulations in Sweden, within the EU and globally, and disseminates topical information.

The competence we utilize in our consultancy assignments is built on and develops through comprehensive research covering the entire value chain from raw material to consumer.


IAPRI 2017

The 28th IAPRI Symposium is taking place between the 9-12 May 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland. it is hosted jointly by Vaud University of Applied Sciences and Nestec. For details please click here.

Latest News

IAPRI Symposium attracts over 130 delegates

The forthcoming IAPRI Symposium in Lausanne (9-12 May) has attracted delegates over 130 delegates from 20 countries. There are 99 papers in total out of which 69 are oral and there will be posters and keynotes included in the programme.

Marie Rushton, IAPRI Secretary General says 'We are looking forward to an excellent event where researchers from all over the world will network and develop strong links'