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Jan 24 2021

Deadline to Submit General Stream Research Abstract is Extended.

The deadline for the30th IAPRI Member Conference in 2021 for submitting your abstract for review by the Scientific Committee is being extended two weeks until February 15th. All that is required is the title and abstract and the contact information of the authors.

Research News

Dec 23 2020

Fraunhofer IVV works on functional plant-based coatings

Germany’s Fraunhofer IVV has given details of the role it is playing in the current ECOFUNCO project looking at bio-based coating materials, including proteins, polysaccharides and cutin, derived from common plants.

Member News

Dec 23 2020

MSU spells out the benefits of mentoring for students

Formalized mentoring structures bringing together alumni and current senior students can be of benefit in any discipline, but Michigan State University (MSU) has used an example from the School of Packaging to emphasize those benefits.

Collaborate.  Innovate.  Advance.

Conference Spotlight

Jan 4 2021

Peer Reviewed Paper Submission Deadline extended to January 15, 2021

Although it is going to be virtual, we are working hard to make the 2021 Member Conference as informative and fun as a face to face event.    

Technology Spotlight

May 31 2020

The place of packaging in Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 has inspired development across the consumer goods, equipment, automation and packaging sectors.


Dec 14 2020

It is time for YOU to step up!!!

IAPRI, like all associations, companies and individuals is being challenged in many ways by the Coronavirus. We have a great opportunity, not only to survive, but to thrive because of learning more ways to generate benefits for our packaging research community and have some fun too.

IAPRI Events

Jun 15 2021

30th IAPRI 2021 Member Conference - Virtual Series

Due to the anticipated continued disruption to world travel, the 30th IAPRI Member Conference will be held during the period of June 17-24, 2021 as a virtual series of live presentations similar to the in-person version of technical track presentations on packaging research from IAPRI members. Although it is going to be virtual, we are working hard to make the Conference as informative and fun as a face to face event.

A Conference Committee is currently wo...

Jun 12 2022

23rd IAPRI World Conference on Packaging - PACKAGING FOR WORLD CRISIS hosted by the Thai Packaging Centre

The IAPRI Board of Directors has selected the Thai Packaging Centre to host the 2022 World Conference in Bangkok, Thailand in June of 2022.

PROPAK Asia 2022 will be held during 15-18 June 2022 at the same venue of the IAPRI conference.

May 25 2023

31st IAPRI Member Conference May 2023 Navi Mumbai, India

The SIES School of Packaging & Packaging Technology Center and the IAPRI Board of Directors have moved the Member Conference from 2021 back to 2023 due to the continued global impact of the Coronavirus.

IAPRI member institutes interested in hosting the IAPRI World Conference in 2024 can get the Guidelines and Application Form by clicking here

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