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Packaging Laboratory – School of Engineering and Management Vaud (HEIG-VD)


Route de Cheseaux 1 CH-1401 Yverdon-les-Bains


Eric Martine (Head of Packaging Laboratory)

Other staff

Jean-Pascal Reymondin (Head of Institute of Mechanical Design, Materials Science and Packaging Technologies)


+ 41 24 557 62 76


+ 41 24 557 64 98

The Packaging Laboratory is an R&D laboratory of the Institute of Mechanical Design, Materials Science and Packaging Technologies (COMATEC) of the School of Engineering and Management Vaud (HEIG-VD), Switzerland which provides comprehensive instruction and support to the work force in both educational and corporate communities, promotes understanding and use of new technologies and encourage appropriate applications of various technologies. The main competencies of the Packaging Laboratory are the packaging performance (permeation, mechanical characterisation) and the interaction product / packaging (active and intelligent packaging).

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 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'