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What are the Advantages in Joining the Packaging Research Consortium at Cal Poly?

  • Access to early-stage research in packaging science and technology;
  • Working with an institution that is committed to a philosophy of “learn by doing,” particularly in the form of Project-Based-Learning;
  • Access to talented faculty and bright graduate students;
  • The opportunity to share problems and issues about industrial-relevant science with industry peers in a setting that legally permits such interaction;
  • The ability to leverage a modest annual R&D investment;
  • Being able to leverage interdisciplinary capabilities, such as projects that combine postharvest technology and packaging science with value chain management;
  • Working with a program that understands issues of technology development, commercialization and patenting;
  • Working with a program that has one of the top-rated packaging research laboratories in the country.