Consultation on design-driven innovation

The European Commission has launched a consultation on the role of design. The deadline for submissions is 26 June.

Annual review

The Institute has published its Annual Review for 2008.
Medical supplies

Medical matters – speciality packaging

Packaging Professional magazine
The opportunities in medical packaging in Europe are revealed in a new study from market researchers AWA Alexander Watson Associates, headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dr William Llewellyn, Vice President and Senior Consultant at the company, reports
Trade show

Making an impact – exhibition stands

Packaging Professional magazine
Trade shows can be a hotbed for the latest design concepts, sustainable solutions, packaging materials and technology. Exhibition booths that incorporate diverse design approaches to maximise impact are key to attract buyers. Gary Price reports
Wool insulation

Woolie works for packaging insulation

Packaging Professional magazine
Packaging insulation made from sheep’s wool is said to offer improved thermal properties over polystyrene and polyethylene.