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The Technion Packaging Laboratory


Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, 32000


Prof Joseph Miltz (Head of Laboratory)

Other staff

Nehama Passy (Lab. Engineer)

Itzik Besser (Lab Technician)




+972-48293603, +972-48292903


The Laboratory staff is involved in the following activities: Education: --teaching and educating students towards their B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. Research and Development in the following areas: --Migration of residual monomers and solvents from packaging materials into food and food simulants --Active and Modified Atmosphere Packaging --Diffusion and Permeability of gases and aroma --Structure-Property-Application relationship in polymeric packaging materials --Interaction between packages and their contents --Shelf life of shelf-stable foods in high gas-barrier packages --Heating, crisping and browning of foods in the microwave oven --Recycling of plastic materials and packages --Cushioning properties of plastic foams and corrugated board --Protection of fragile products during handling and transportation (Shock and Vibration) Consultation, Testing and Certification: --Consulting, trouble shooting, problems solving, testing and certification of packages for contact with foods and for dangerous goods.


IAPRI 2018

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Latest News

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