Sep 15, 2015
Aveiro, Portugal

15-16 September 2015 ActInPak meeting Aveiro

Existing technologies and current developments in active and intelligent packaging

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Program Summary:

Tuesday 15 September 2015

8:30      Welcome, registration, coffee/tea

Plenary Meeting Part I:
9:00    Carmen Freire - Introduction to University of Aveiro
9:15    Robert Witik (Nestle) - 
Active and intelligent fibrebased packaging: Outlook from a brand owners perspective
10:00   Maria Pocas (Escola Superior de Biotecnologia Universidade Católica Portuguesa) – Safety aspects related to paper use for food contact materials and packages

11:00    Natalie Lavoine (University of Tokyo) – Active and Intelligent food-packaging in Japan: An overview
12:00    Introduction FP1405 (including Working Groups)
13:00    Lunch
Plenary Meeting Part II
Development / Innovation:
14:00    Jon Trifol - PLA based nanoclay/nanocellulosehybrid nanocomposites for food packaging applications
14:15    Sven Forsberg - “Graphene in packaging”. Sensors, inks and barriers
14:30    Jose Maria Lagaron - Active Electrospun Layers for Active Packaging and Coatings
14:45    Mika Vähä-Nissi - New indicators from VTT
15:00    Diana Gregor - Svetec - printed electronics on recycled paper and cardboard
15:30    Marta Klanjsek - thermochromic materials and their suitability for smart packaging
15:45    Margarida Vieira - Research on Food Active Films at University of Algarve
Industrialisation / Market Introduction:
16:00    Carol Hammond - "Integration of interactive functionality into high volume carton and label packaging – problems and progress // Market reaction and  potential for interactive cartons and labels
16:15    Patrycja Suminska - The innovative, tailor-made food packaging, applicable for industry – CORNET projects in CBIMO/ZUT
16:30    Tomas Syrovy - Smart labels, Smart Textile, and related printed functionalities at UPCE and its project partners
LCA / Sustainability issues, health and safety
17:00    Joana Mendes - Paper packaging based on photoactive inorganic nanoparticles: activity and  influence on end of life options
17:15    Greg Ganczewski - BIOTREM – Compostable tableware from wheat bran – development and LCA
Knowledge transfer and dissemination / Social Sciences
17:30    Maria Cadarso

Wednesday 16 September 2015 (provisional)

8:30      Plenary start + introduction of Working Groups
9:45      Parallel WG meetings: WG1+WG2 // WG3+WG4
12:00    Plenary session with feedback from the Working Group leaders
13:15    Dissemination strategy – Victoria Heinrich
13:30    Lunch
14:30    Management Committee Meeting
Presentation MCM2
Presentation Science Officer
Presentation Administrative Officer
18:00    Closure of the meeting


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