FRESHINPAC Active packaging for fresh food market.
FreshInPac aims to develop bio-based packaging for perishable foods (fruits and vegetables, flowers) with multiple functionalities (ethylene scavenging, rejection […]
The Belgian Hub for Packaging Eco‑Design
Av. Nicolas Copernic 3, 7000 Mons
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Materia Nova is a research and innovation center located in Mons. We work with and for companies to develop innovative and collaborative projects capable of meeting societal and environmental challenges. Our fields of expertise are environmentally friendly materials and processes, multifunctional materials and surfaces, materials for energy and eco-design of innovation.
Materia Nova has been including eco-design and life cycle perspective in the development of collaborative research projects since 2011, an developed an expertise in life cycle assessment (LCA) both as a tool for monitoring innovation process and as a service for companies to evaluate the environmental impacts of their products and solutions.
In the field of packaging, we can offer combined services for development of materials or surface treatments, eco-design support and LCA.