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Iowa State University

Iowa State University

Food Contact Sponsors

The Polymer and Food Protection Consortium is a leader in fundamental and industry-driven research, education, and training through the development of innovative materials, processes, and systems.


World-class analytical testing facilities.

Rapid turnaround times on analytical testing.

Joint venture between academia and industry.

Emphasis on polymer and biobased polymers and coating design, cost, and direct-food-contact safety for food packaging.

Fundamental and applied research with direct industry applications.

Access to the next generation of highly skilled workforce and top-quality students and postdocs.