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Propellant-Free Continuous-Dispensing Packaging Solution: From Commercial Pilot to Full Commercialization

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"Green" dispensers take the pressure off the environment

Aerosol cans that dispense all kinds of pressurised substances in the form of sprays, gels and foams have made our lives so much easier. They help us smoothly apply personal care and cleaning products, paints and so much more. It is hard to imagine life without them, but they are overdue for a green upgrade. The Israeli SME GreenSpense has come up with an eco-friendly alternative to conventional metal aerosol packaging. The novel product is compatible with existing aerosol filling equipment and can be seamlessly integrated into existing production lines. The EU-funded Eco-Drive 2 Market project will support the team in bringing its versatile technology to market, revolutionising the liquid packaging industry.


Aerosol dispensers have serious drawbacks, stemming from the presence of pressurized and, in most cases, combustible gas. The use of pressurized gas requires pressurized packages that must be rigid and cylindrical. The gas, metal and chemicals used are harmful to human health and to the environment, they come with inherent safety issues and they incur high manufacturing, transportation and handling costs.
Changes in consumer shopping habits and growing awareness of sustainability are driving the €9 billion global aerosol packaging market to look for a gas-free alternative to aerosols that is cheaper, safer, more eco-friendly and that allows a wider variety of package forms.
GreenSpense is bringing to market Eco-Drive, a cost-effective alternative to aerosol packages that eliminates their environmental, health and safety issues, opens a new world of packaging design and differentiation opportunities for brands and can be seamlessly implemented on existing production lines.
The product provides an aerosol-like dispensing experience with many significant advantages: a cleaner environment, reduced manufacturing, transportation and handling costs, use of recyclable packaging, exciting new horizons for brand differentiation via packaging design freedom, and sidestepping the increasing regulatory restrictions being placed on the manufacture and transportation of aerosol packages. The product is compatible with existing aerosol filling equipment.
European and international customers have already started working with GreenSpense on packaging their continuous-dispensing products with Eco-Drive. The project focus is to address the strong market demand for a gas-free and pressure-free continuous dispensing package and to take Eco-Drive from its current initial phase of paid-for commercial pilots, through large-scale commercial readiness in the European and global liquid-product-packaging market.

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Net EU contribution
€ 1 376 812,00
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2017900 Misgav

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 590 063,00