To conduct Industry-relevant research and develop solutions focusing on design, safety, and function of materials for packaging and industrial applications.
The Consortium is a leader in fundamental and industry-driven research, education, and training through the development of innovative materials, processes, and systems.
- World-class analytical testing facilities
- Rapid turnaround times on analytical testing
- Joint venture between academia and industry
- Emphasis on polymer and biobased polymers and coating design, cost, and direct-food-contact safety for food packaging
- Fundamental and applied research with direct industry applications
- Access to the next generation of highly skilled workforce and top-quality students and postdocs