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Nestlé Research Center


PO Box 44 CH-1000 Lausanne 26


Yves Wyser (Research Scientist / Project leader)


+41 21 785 8219


+41 21 785 8553

The role of the Packaging laboratory of Nestlé's Research Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland, is to provide Nestlé R&D centres and application groups with state of the art scientific support on Packaging issues. Two main competence axes are defined: Packaging safety and packaging performance. The work of the laboratory mainly consists in technological watch, method development and scientific support, although some development work is performed in association with research institutes and academia. The Quality and safety department and all its laboratories are accredited according to ISO 17025: Testing laboratory for chemical, physical and microbiological analyses of food products and their packaging. The laboratory regularly welcomes student for training periods.

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 Extends the Deadline for the 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 has beem extended until the 19th of March 2018. Full details will be found at