Advanced biomaterials for smart food packaging

Programme: Horizon2020
Deadline: 2016-09-08
Tags: Other Thematic Category
Horizon2020
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DESCRIPTION

Develop bio-based materials with new functionalities for food packaging. The new materials need to provide the following objectives: -Prove performances at least equal to existing, comparable packaging materials in terms of mechanical properties and temperature resistance or in terms of liquid/oxygen/UV/CO2-barriers or antimicrobial activity. -In order to improve end-of-life options: provide biodegradable or compostable alternatives; orprovide mono-material (easily recyclable) alternatives while matching the same properties (e.g. barrier) of existing multi-material ones.

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