VGP innovation centre

3 innovation hubs

  • Turnhout, Belgium
    confectionery, food service & food on the move, home care, microflute and shelf-ready packaging
  • Kempten, Germany
    frozen food, pet food, personal care, multipack (beer & beverages and dairy), materials and barriers
  • Angoulême, France
    premium drinks and beauty

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Van Genechten Packaging participates in creation of smart and interactive printed objects

Van Genechten Packaging, Cartamundi, PragmatIC, SMARTRAC, TNO and imec have joined forces to realize the creation of smart and interative printed objects.

Inspired and supported by the Horizon 2020 program of the European Commission, 6 world leading companies from 4 different EU countries have launched PING (Printed Intelligent NFC Game cards and packaging), a consortium to bring flexible electronics from the lab to mainstream markets.

The overall goal of the PING consortium is the creation of a platform that enables and facilitates the production of smart printed objects based on new technologies. Flexible thin-film electronics and printed materials, like cards, stickers and packaging, make a perfect combination to realise the "Internet of Things."

OUTSTANDING PACKAGING. DRIVING BUSINESS.

Discover more on the newly launched websitewww.pingproject.eu