Learn about nanotechnology, nanomaterials and their applications in food packaging.
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Get knowledge about nanotechnology, nanomaterials and their use in the design and production of food packaging and in particular:
Professionals and future professionals on plastic and food sector interested in laying the groundwork and/or expand their knowledge about nanotechnology and its use in the production of food packaging.
The course will take approximately 45 minutes.
The modules are the following:
OVERVIEW OF NANOTECHNOLOGY
1.- Definition of nanotechnology.
2.- Nanotechnolgy timeline
WHAT IS A NANOMATERIAL?
1.- In European Union.
2.- In the rest of the world:
APPLICATIONS OF NANOMATERIALS
1.- Classification of nanomaterials
2.- Applications of nanomaterials:
a) In agriculture, feed and food.
b) In food contact materials:
· Uses and properties
· Commercial solutions examples
c) For food packaging
· Current applications
· Uses and trends
· Antimicrobial properties