Interdisciplinary Platform for Sustainable Plastics towards a Circular Economy

New Materials and Nanotechnology for Food Applications Group (NewMatFood)

Dr. Jose María Lagarón Cabello

Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA)

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

Av. Agustin Escardino 7, 46980 Paterna, Valencia (Spain)

Telf.: +34 96 3900022 (ext. 2512)       e-mail:

Main Research Lines / Participation in SusPlast:

  • Improvement of food packaging materials based on biodegradable polymers using different nanotechnologies
  • Obtaining food packaging materials from agri-food by-products
  • Synthesis of biopolymers from natural sources
  • Characterization of physicochemical properties such as mechanical, thermal, barrier and biodegradation properties of biopolymers
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