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Center of Bioimmobilisation and Innovative Packaging Materials

Upper organisation
West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin
Type
Academic Institution
Address

Klemensa Janickiego 35
71-270 Szczecin
Poland

Description

CBIMO is an interdisciplinary group working within Faculty of Food Sciences and Fisheries (West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin). 
 
CBIMO R&D activities are mainly focused on following topics:
- bioimmobilization and microencapsulation of living cells, bioactive substances and food-additives (encapsulation from macro- down to to nano- scale)
- biodegradable food-packaging materials (mainly cellulose, starch and PLA based materials)
- characterization and various methods of food packaging
- isolation, chemical modification and purification of biopolymers (specifically polysaccharides and their hydrophobic derivatives)
- physico-chemical characterization of biopolymers.

See the presentation of CBIMO R&D activities and recent projects.

 

Center of Bioimmobilisation and Innovative Packaging Materials

Center of Bioimmobilisation and Innovative Packaging Materials

Contact Person
Artur BARTKOWIAK

E-mail
artur.bartkowiak@zut.edu.pl
is SME contact
Equipment

Pilot plant of innovative packaging materials (manufacture, processing and modification of polymers/plastics and packaging materials - paper, paper board and plastic films)
Pilot plant of microencapsulation technologies (spray drying and other encapsulation methods to form aqueous- and dry- based particles of nano- and micro- size)
Analytical facilities (characterisation methods including HPLC/GPC, RAMAN, FTIR, SEM, 
Materials testing (mechanical, thermo-mechanical, coating/printing of packaging materials, surface characterisation, gas barrier properties).

For more info go to CBIMO WWW page:

http://cbimo.zut.edu.pl/en/centre_cbimo/profile

 

Services

CBIMO expertise:
- microencapsulation based on natural and modified polymers (polysaccharides and proteins),
- immobilization of living cells (mammalian and bacteria),
- food-bioactive substances (nutraceuticals) and taste and smell masking,
- formation and characterization of microcapsules (mechanical and permeability),
- formation, modification and characterization of packaging materials including mainly paper, paperboard and polymer films,
- food and packaging interaction "active packaging".

To learn more about our services go directly to CBIMO leaflets:
- packaging
- microencapsulation

Service for Industry and SMEs
Yes