Project

Research into the development of a PET bottle with biologically active barrier for O2 and CO2, and adapted for this production method.

Acronym
BioPET
Duration
01 March 2011 → 31 July 2013
Funding
Private funding via IWT/VLAIO
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Microbiology
    • Systems biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
Keywords
biologically active barrier
 
Project description

The project aims to create a multilayer PET bottle makes using the innovative method of cold liquid injection and the use of actively metabolizing tracks to create a barrier that a maximum increase of 1 ppm oxygen (O2) and a maximum loss for 9 months allows 15% CO2.