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Biopolymeric Coatings

BIOPOLYMERIC COATINGS FORMULATIONS WITH CUSTOMIZED FUNCTIONALITIES

DESCRIPTION

Formulations involving biopolymers and natural additives are applied onto natural and synthetic polymeric films to improve their gas barrier properties and provide specific functionalities (antioxidant, antimicrobial, among others).

APPLICATIONS

Materials for active food packaging

ADVANTAGES

The use of biodegradable polymers replacing some synthetic ones in conventional packaging helps in reducing environmental impact.

DEVELOPMENT STATUS

Laboratory scale

RESEARCHERS

R. Zacur, D. Ercoli, O. Lopez, M. Villar

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