Together, we focus our research on the entire value chain for safely packaged foods of high and long-lasting quality. In addition to the membership and grant contributions from industry, we are acquiring about 3 million € of public funding annually.
Over 160 members benefit from the network of knowledge of the IVLV. The participating industries are:
The joint research that is undertaken, paves the way for future business opportunities and enhances the innovation of not only SMEs but also large companies. Our members benefit from each other and from close collaborations with 25 research organizations which undertake the project work. The IVLV is currently engaged in 27 joint research projects in different key areas. These projects are being undertaken in collaboration with a total of 28 university departments/institutes, technical colleges, and non-university research organizations. The IVLV provides a solid knowledge basis for industry, supports young scientists, and makes newly acquired knowledge rapidly available to its members. Subsequently, the IVLV helps its individual members implement profitable innovative solutions.