Research

IAPRI has a long and rich history of providing a research platform to packaging end user and suppliers across continents. Our member researchers identify new technology and trends and then apply them in packaging arenas such as sustainable packaging and smart packaging. Many of our IAPRI members have received research funding from a wide variety of organizations including EU, USA federal agencies, corporate and nonprofit organizations, and foundations. IAPRI is dedicated to excellence in helping our member’s researchers and is committed to the packaging research community’s success.
 
Click here: Researcher Directory to find an IAPRI researcher active in one of the following areas of research:
  • Active and intelligent packaging
  • Consumer research and marketing
  • Distribution dynamics (e.g. Vibrations and shocks)
  • Easy opening
  • Ergonomics and human factors
  • Packaging design and innovations
  • Flexible materials
  • Food packaging
  • Package testing and analysis
  • Packaging education
  • Packaging legislation, regulation, and standards
  • Packaging logistics and supply chain
  • Packaging machinery and systems
  • Packaging materials
  • Packaging of dangerous goods
  • Printing
  • Sustainability, recycling, and renewable materials