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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 2017

The 28th IAPRI Symposium is taking place between the 9-12 May 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland. it is hosted jointly by Vaud University of Applied Sciences and Nestec. For details please click here.

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IAPRI Symposium attracts over 130 delegates

The forthcoming IAPRI Symposium in Lausanne (9-12 May) has attracted delegates over 130 delegates from 20 countries. There are 99 papers in total out of which 69 are oral and there will be posters and keynotes included in the programme.

Marie Rushton, IAPRI Secretary General says 'We are looking forward to an excellent event where researchers from all over the world will network and develop strong links'