Polymer and Food Protection Consortium

Polymer Characterization and Food Packaging Services For Industry

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To develop research in cooperation with industry that focuses on the design, safety and function of polymeric materials, the biological safety of food packaging, and the extension of shelf-life and nutritive retention of packaged foods.


The Consortium aspires to be a global research, educational and training resource for industry by directing the development of innovative materials, processes and systems.

  • Joint venture between academia and industry
  • Emphasis on polymer and bioplastic design, cost and safe use for food packaging
  • Fundamental and applied research with direct industry applications
  • Access to top-quality students and Post-doc’s