ITENE is a Research Institute constituted in 1994 as a private non-profit Research centre integrated with businesses, entities and institutions related to Packaging, Transport and Logistics. Our mission consists of improving business competitiveness through the promotion of research, development, innovation and advanced technological services.


Country: Spain

ITENE has expertise in the development of innovative packaging materials, food and cosmetic packaging, advanced technologies for the design and development of packaging, new packaging systems, smart packaging, traceability, printing technologies and printed electronics, new analytical methodology for quality control of packaging, material testing, packaging in the logistics chain as well as experience on evaluating sustainability aspects of the whole packaging value chain.

It has participated on the improvement of materials, products and processes considering environment, economy and society and it is plenty specialized on ecodesign methodology based on Life Cycle Assessment applied to packaging, transport and logistics.

FLHEA focuses on the upscaling and chemical modification of micro and and nanoreinforcements based in Hemp and Flax, and its subsequent processing to obtain new biodegradable composites with improved properties. This is an European project, funded by the 7th R+D Framework Programme of the European Union, led by the Packaging, Transport & Logistics Research Center (ITENE), within a consortium which also involves the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Melodea, Rodenburg Biopolymers, Arctic Fiber Organoclick AB and Termoformas del Levante.

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