Project

Checkpack: Integrated optical sensors in food packaging to simultaneously detect early-spoilage and check package integrity

Acronym
Checkpack
Duration
01 November 2013 → 31 October 2017
Funding
Regional and community funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Other chemical sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
Keywords
volatile biomarkers
 
Project description

The aim of this research project is the development of an optical sensor in packaging films which on the one hand detects spoilage of food products, packaged under modified atmosphere. It also measures on the other hand the amount of CO2, present in those packages.