Biopolymer Nanocomposite Films for use in Food Packaging Applications
|Principal Investigator||David Plackett|
|Institution||Risø National Laboratory Technical University of Denmark|
|Relevance to Implications||Substantial|
|Class of Nanomaterial||Engineered Nanomaterials|
|Impact Sector||Human Health|
|Broad Research Categories||
Generation, Dispersion, Transformation etc.
|Anticipated Total Funding||$1,623,030.00|
|Funding Source||The Danish Strategic Research Council|
|Anticipated End Year||2010|
To investigate and develop advanced polylactide-based nanocomposite films for food packaging while developing a comprehensive understanding of any release, migration and potential toxicological effects of the incorporated nanofillers.