An innovative project that aims to produce market packaging solutions on a global scale that are greener, more digital, and more inclusive

Embalagem do Futuro® envisages the creation of new products, services, and production lines capable of producing sustainable packaging, from raw materials to product design, engineering, molds and tools, processing and manufacturing, information systems, and digital transition, social marketing, collection, and recycling.

Our evolution



May and June

Following the work of the Social Economic Office of the Leiria region, made up of IPLeiria, CIMRL and NERLEI, a process began to structure an impactful project for the region and the country, around the theme of Packaging.


 The 3 entities that make up the GES are joined by VANGEST, as the Leader of the Consortium, and INOVA+, as a consultant and integrator of the application process


 Submission of the “Packaging of the Future” Expression of Interest to PRR Notice N.º 01/C05-i01/2021



Approval of the “Packaging of the Future” Expression of Interest


Submission of the “Packaging of the Future” application to PRR Notice N.º 02/C05-i01/2022. 70 applications were submitted to this call.


The Agendas Coordination Committee decides on the pre-selection for negotiation of the “Packaging of the Future” application as a Green Agenda for Business Innovation. 29 applications for the Mobilizing Agendas for Business Innovation and 22 applications for the Green Agendas for Business Innovation were pre-selected.


IAPMEI approves the “Packaging of the Future” application and funding.

VANGEST, leader of the consortium, signs one of the first 13 contracts of the Mobilizing Agendas for Business Innovation, within the scope of the Recovery and Resilience Plan, at a ceremony presided over by Prime Minister António Costa.


Kick-off meeting of the “Packaging of the Future” Consortium.



Packaging of the Future trademark granted by the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI).

Signing of a new Consortium Acceptance Agreement and Contract due to changes in the consortium.

The trajectory and milestones reached during the application process and the development of the project. “Embalagem do Futuro +ecológica +digital +inclusiva” is a project that arose from an application (no. 59) submitted, under the terms of IAPMEI AAC Notice no. 02/C05-i01/2022, to the Green Agendas/Alliances for Business Innovation of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR).

Axes of Action

Sustainable packaging solutions

Sustainable packaging

Factories and processes

Training and updating human resources

Skills for the future

Qualification and Internationalization of Solutions

Project management, promotion and dissemination of results