Challenge: A perforated packaging material, either permeable or semi-permeable to allow the controlled release of active ingredients.
Client: Global FMCG manufacturer
Background: A packaging material, similar to a tea-bag, is used to contain a functional product. The current product is limited in its ability to control the release of the functional components of the product.
Goal: The client is developing a novel product that is able to control the release of functional components using a permeable or semi permeable packaging, the packaging material must be:
- Smooth to touch.
- Ideally be semi-permeable to allow ingress of some water in order to activate the product, in a controlled manner, so that the functional components inside are not immediately solubilised.
- Ideally be semi-permeable to enable the controlled release of partially solubilised functional components contained inside.
- Ingredients and technologies at all stages of technology readiness, from early-stage research and development to commercially available solutions, will be considered.
- Packaging will be approved as a ‘Food Contact Material’
- Ingredients will ideally be approved/ or in the process of being approved for use in Europe.
Perforated packaging material
All solutions must be submitted to Technology Scout ([email protected]), with a subject line ACTION ref: P24/024/3 Perforated packaging material
- A specification detailing the key parameters.
- A summary of the Perforated packaging material and any limitations relating to use of the material e.g. ability to heat seal etc.)
- Any technical or application limitations.
- Commercial availability.
- Contact details.
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