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University of Twente


University of Twente, Drienerlolaan 5, 7522 NB Enshede, The Netherlands


Roland ten Klooster (Holder of Chair Packaging Design and Management)

Other staff

Jos de Lange (Researcher/teacher, packaging design, sustainability, usability)

Ellen Oude Luttikhuis (Researcher,packaging design, sustainability)

Bjorn de Koeijer (Researcher,packaging design, sustainability, C2C)


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Chair Packaging Design and Management is being financed by the NVC Netherlands Packaging Centre and co-financed by twelve companies. The chair is founded in 2006., Activities are education and research., Education in the program of Industrial Design Engineering with two subjects and guiding of master theses., Research on several topics like sustainability, usability and the influence of packaging design on consumer decisions. , The mission is to professionalize the market of packaging. , The vision is to educate students on industrial design engineering and to teach them about packaging. As well to be a packaging designer as a (more complete) product designer. , The strategy is lecturing, show cases from practice, being member of jury's, publication of research articles, etc., Up to now 73 master students graduated on a packaging subject and over 40 work in the field of 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'