ITENE develops packaging solutions adapted to the needs of the product. This aspect is extremely important when extending the life of foods.
It investigates and develops packaging solutions and technologies to protect the product from the environmental conditions (light, oxygen, microorganisms, and material inertial). The aim is to length their useful life, maintain intact their organoleptic properties and their quality, and also guarantee the food security.
Main lines of activity:
Interaction between product, pack and environment: adequate selection of materials and packaging.
Development and evaluation of materials and actives packaging: liberation of antimicrobials and antioxidants compounds; oxygen and humidity absorption, etc.
Negative interaction between product, packaging and environment: resolution of problems and deficiencies or behavioral changes of packaging materials.
Verification of traditional and new materials food security.
ADVANCED & FUNCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR BIOCOMPOSIT
NEW PACK TECHNOLOGIES
SAFE LOAD TESTING TECHNOLOGIES
SCIENCEPACK INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
ITENE promotes, generally and for any type of business, the scientific research, technological advancement, the development of information society and the promotion of sustainability in the packaging, logistics, transport and mobility areas.
ITENE activities contribute directly or indirectly to the overall benefit of society and because of this, it is an organization:
Declared as Public Utility Authority (BOE Nº 115, May 12, 2004).
Shelter into the special Tax Regime regulated by the Title II of Law 49/2002 of Sponsorships incentives taxes.
Associated Unit of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos (IATA).
Registered in the Center of Innovation and Technology with the Nº 63, according to Royal Decree 2093/2008 of 19 December.
Registered as Transfer Office of Investigation Results.
Registered with the number 134,600 in the Register of Associations of the Interior Ministry.