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RISE Bioeconomy/ Papermaking and Packaging


Box 5604 SE-114 86 Stockholm, Visiting address: Drottning Kristinas vag 61 Stockholm


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)

Astrid Odeberg Glasenapp (Development Corrugated, SUW)

Ann Lorentzon (Normpack)

Cathrine Lofgren (Miljopack)

Thomas Trost (P3G)

Kristina Salmen (Food Safety)

Mikael Nygards (Box Mechanics)


+46-(0)8-676 70 00


+46-(0)8-411 55 18


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 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 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