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IPI International Packaging Institute


Neustadt 51, CH-8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland


Steffen Poppitz (Managing Director)


+41 (0)52 675 51 51


+41 (0)52 675 51 55

The IPI International Packaging Institute is a worldwide competence center for lightweight primary packaging. IPI is engaged in lifelong education research and services.


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

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IAPRI Announces PepsiCo Student Exchange Scholarship for Research

IAPRI is pleased to announce that PepsiCo is sponsoring the 2018-2019 IAPRI Student Exchange Scholarship.

PepsiCo had stated this in support of the Scholarship: 'We believe this scholarship will provide a deserving student the critical skills and research experience in the field of packaging, needed for a successful career in a packaging or a consumer products company.'

The scholarship is $7,000 and 6 months with the objective of graduate students travel to a member organisation to undertake research that will enhance their work. We have a number of members who are interested in hosting students and we will help applicants contact potential hosts.

The deadline for submissions is 19th February 2018. Full details will be found at