Recycled polystyrene free of HBCDD

Fraunhofer's Creasolv® technology produces HBCDD free polystyrene from waste insulation materials.

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Making sure that packaging is properly sealed

A thin-film temperature sensor will allow companies to carry out fast and reliable inline detection and rejection of packaging which has been incorrectly sealed.

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Printed organic solar cells for everyday use

Highly developed high barrier films allow for protection of flexible electronics even outdoors.

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We work together with you to develop high-quality food products and safe, effective, and convenient packaging. With utmost respect for nature and people, we put priority on the efficient use of raw materials and the minimization of any environmental impact.

In addition to the food and packaging industries, other sectors such as packaging and processing machinery construction, the chemical industry, the pharmaceutical and cosmetics sectors, and the agricultural industry benefit from our expertise and the technologies we develop.

The continuous support we provide ensures your technological advantage and your economic success.

Our Services



We develop healthy, high-quality foods, including gluten-free, low salt, and vegan products, and also provide assistance with the quality assurance of food products.


We develop multilayer films and packaging systems and offer a wide range of services relating to quality assurance, including migration testing.

Processing Machinery

We analyze and optimize packaging machinery and cleaning processes used in the food and pharmaceutical industries and also for packaging material production.

Product Performance

We help you develop products which optimally meet the sensory needs of consumers. Your products benefit from enhanced consumer acceptance.

Recycling and Environment

We offer a solvent-based recycling process for recovering pure, high-quality polymers from plastic-containing waste streams. We also carry out environmental analyses.

Locations of Fraunhofer IVV


Fraunhofer IVV

Your competent partner for research and development activities in the field of food and packaging.

Fraunhofer IVV Office in Kempten

creates a comprehensive network in the Allgäu region involving the entire food - packaging - packing machinery - distribution - retail - recycling chain.

Competence Center for Food and Packaging Technology KLEVERTEC

A colaboration of Fraunhofer IVV and Kempten University of Applied Sciences


Fraunhofer IVV Dresden

Our branch lab for for processing machinery and packaging technology in Dresden


Fraunhofer Project Center, Brazil

Campinas, São Paulo



Fraunhofer IVV Korea