A competition to

Innovate Packaging Design

The UK Student Packaging Designer competition is an annual, not-for-profit event to find the best and brightest packaging innovators for the FMCG industry.

(Drumroll) And the 2015 SPDY Winners are...

1st Prize

Chloe Poulter

Loughborough University
for Condom Packaging Redesign
Runner Up

Rob Bye

Brunel University London
for McDonald's Packaging Redesign
Runner Up

Solveiga Pakstaite

Imperial College London
for Bump Mark Packaging Solution

A big huge warm-hearted thank you to everyone who took part in the 2015 SPDYs.

See you all soon for the 2016 edition!

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  • Chris Padain Reckitt Benckiser Global Director R&D Packaging
  • Paul Howells Unilever VP Packaging - R&D
  • Gian De Belder P&G Principal Scientist
  • Patrick Poitevin Mondelez Senior Associate Principal Scientist Next Generation Packaging
  • Bruce Funnell Nestle Head of Packaging
  • Sanjay Patel Coca-Cola Global Sparkling Innovation Ignitor
  • John Nicholson Twinings Packaging Innovation Manager
  • Sue Riley WRAP Sector Specialist – Food
  • Phil O’Driscoll Arla Foods Head of Packaging Innovation
  • Simon Oxley Marks & Spencer Packaging Technologist
  • Angels Domenech Dow EMEA Sr. R&D Packaging Leader
  • Suzie Hardy Asda Senior Packaging Development Manager
  • Sarah Cattle Pearlfisher Creative Director
  • Karen Hicks MeadwestVaco European Strategic Marketing Manager
  • Dr Alaster Yoxall Sheffield Hallam University Research Fellow
  • Paul Jenkins The Pack Hub Director
  • Alex Theodorou SabotagePKG Co Founder & Creative Director
  • Katie Roselaar Crown Technology Packaging Design Team Manager
  • Andrew Revel The Retail Institute, Leeds Beckett University Commercial Manager
  • Paul Earnshaw Tesco Packaging Manager
  • Philip Chadwick Packaging News Editor
  • Haulwen Nicholas Muller Dairies Packaging Development Manager

A Big Thanks to the event’s Sponsors