Iggesund Academy

Iggesund Academy is all about knowledge exchange and in particular know-how related to paperboard and its packaging and graphical applications. What is paperboard? Why should you use paperboard? How do you optimise its usage? The Academy gives access to knowledge and reference materials in both printed and digital format. There are various possibilities to attend training sessions at Iggesund Paperboard's mills or via seminars and webinars. An important part of the Iggesund Academy is the cooperation with selected educational institutes.

Engaging with tomorrow's design leaders

For the past three years Iggesund has cooperated with several universities in the UK with the aim of enabling design students to get a taste of the reality they will encounter when they enter working life. Together with an external educational company, Brief Cases, Iggesund has produced briefs on topical subjects in the graphics and packaging sectors, which the universities have then integrated into their programmes. The subjects have varied from “What will tomorrow’s packaging look like?” to “How can we exploit the advantages of digital printing in small-scale packaging production?” but have also included how to produce infographics on sustainability issues or how to describe Iggesund’s programme to encourage farmers in northern England to start growing energy crops.

Organizers:
Iggesund Paperboard
The Heaven Company
British trade journal publisher Earth Island Publishing

Participating schools:
University of Salford
Norwich University for the Arts
University of the Creative Arts, Epsom
Ravensbourne University, Bromley

 

Meet Veronica Heaven

Veronica Heaven is dedicated to bridging the gap between business and academia. Her latest venture is a collaboration with Iggesund on a “future of packaging” theme. The project challenges design students across the UK with real-life briefs.

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Meet Brian Webb

Brian Webb has been creating award-winning design for some of the world’s most prestigious brands for decades. He is the owner and director of the Webb & Webb design agency with an office at one of London’s most creative addresses. He also chairs the jury of the Student initiative, the design competition for students which Iggesund Paperboard is involved in.

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Meet Jake Thompson

Throughout the year we will introduce numerous highly creative UK design students taking part in Student initiative, the Iggesund Paperboard-hosted design competition involving a total of five universities. 

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825 80 Iggesund
Sweden

+46 650 - 280 00
info@iggesund.com

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