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Packaging, Transport and Logistics Research Center- ITENE

Parque Tecnológico, C/Albert Einstein, 1
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Company Profile:
ITENE is the Spanish Research Center specialised on R&D&I on new technologies with high impact and application in the fields of packaging, transport and logistics. The Center works together with companies searching for innovative solutions in these areas and also develops its own R&D projects with potential applications to the food industry. ITENE has a wide experience in European projects development and nowadays coordinates several projects in the 7th Framework Programme related to packaging and logistics in the food industry. ITENE is formed by a team of 115 researchers and has more than 5000 m2 devoted to R&D, including the Chemical lab, New materials development lab, Physical-Mechanical lab, RFID pilot plant, Transport simulation center, etc. It is one of the 14 Spanish organizations designated as an International Innovation Division (UII) by the Center for Technological and industrial Development (CDTI) in order to promote Spanish Companies presence in the FP7.

Packaging, Transport and Logistics Research Center (ITENE)

What we offer:
ITENE offers tailor-made projects to companies interested on developing new packaging or logistics processes in the following areas and also cooperates in R&D&I European and national level projects.
- Active Packaging: Releases or absorbs substances in order to increase products shelf life
- Intelligent packaging: Incorporates information by means of new technologies
- Packaging and sustainability: Environmental impact and cost reduction
- Reducing risks and costs through the distribution chain: Integrated development of packaging adapted to the product and its supply chain
- Green logistics: Reducing environmental impacts on the logistics perspective
- Packaging development: New materials with tailored properties using nanotechnology
- Packaging and consumer trends: Technological vigilance

What we are looking for:
Companies which understand packaging and logistics as a source of competitive advantages and are interested on investing resources in R&D&I related to its fields of activity.
Companies interested on taking advantage of the UE financing though participating in consortium projects in order to create added value.
Other centers of excellence (Technological centers, Universities, etc.) interested on cooperation and know how exchange.

  • Food Packaging/Handling
  • Tracability of food
  • environmental impacts and total food chain

Collaboration sought:
  • Technical Co-operation
  • Research Co-operation/ FP7 Project


Mr Rubén Ruiz

R&D promoter

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