Saving the world by better packaging solutions

A good package keeps food safe and prevents food waste. At the same time, however, the food that we eat produces every day a huge amount of waste.

In Package-Heroes, we study and develop packaging solutions, which address simultaneously food protection and the global and constantly increasing concern of plastic packaging waste. More scientific knowledge is needed about the environmental effects of different materials and solutions, about the ways to commercialise new packaging innovations as well as about consumer preferences.

Package-Heroes is a research project funded by the Strategic Research Council functioning under the Academy of Finland. Our five-year-project kicked off in the beginning of 2019 and finishes by the end of 2023.



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