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Nanomaterials and their applications in food packaging

Learn about nanotechnologynanomaterials and their applications in food packaging.

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28,93 €

MAIN GOAL

Get knowledge about nanotechnology, nanomaterials and their use in the design and production of food packaging and in particular:

  • Knowing and understanding what is nanotechnology and its timeline.
  • Knowing and understanding the concept of nanomaterials and possible European and international variations in its definition.
  • Characteristics of nanomaterials in food applications: classification.
  • Identify the current status of applications of nanomaterials in food (food, feed, food contact materials, packaging).

USERS PROFILE

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.

DURATION AND CONTENT

The course will take approximately 45 minutes.

The modules are the following:

  1. Overview of nanotechnology.
  2. What is a nanomaterial?
  3. Applications of nanomaterials.

CONTENTS

MODULE I

OVERVIEW OF NANOTECHNOLOGY

1.- Definition of nanotechnology.

2.- Nanotechnolgy timeline

MODULE II

WHAT IS A NANOMATERIAL?

1.- In European Union.

2.- In the rest of the world:

a) USA

b) Canada

c) Australia

d) Switzerland

e) China

f) Taiwan

g) ISO

MODULE III

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

· Examples

· Solutions

· Commercial solutions examples

c) For food packaging

· Overview

· Current applications

· Uses and trends

· Biodegradable

· Antimicrobial properties