The focus of our research is advanced and safe packaging for sustainably produced food products
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Safe and long-lasting foods

At IVLV, 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.

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Chocolate technology

We develop new raw materials to guarantee optimum quality and taste.

Plant-derived Food Proteins

We develop new, tailor-made plant-derived proteins and develop sustainable foods from them.

Preservation of food quality

We create the understanding for the changes which take place in packaged food.

Packaging Materials

We develop special packaging solutions to preserve product quality.

Compliance of the packaging material

We identify alternative methods for effective evaluation of the compliance of packaging

Hygienic production

We develop novel solutions for the hygienic design of processing machinery

Filling and packaging processes

We analyze and optimize automated manufacturing and packaging processes

Confectionery machinery

We develop efficient, sustainable and hygienic technical solutions for confectionery manufacturers


We conduct research into digitization concepts and data-oriented applications along the food value chain