Sectors
R+D+I Projects/ Technological Services/ Industrial Applications for the Defence and Security Sector:

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES:

  • Manufacture of deployable mobile solutions;
  • Welding;
  • Additive manufacturing: Construction solutions, auxetic structures for weld protection and equipment, spare parts and logistical support, recovery of plastics by 3D printing;
  • Large-format additive manufacturing. Polymer (BAAM), metals (WAAM);
  • Applications in the field of health: Bioprinting, surgical instruments;
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION:
  • Development of digital twins;
  • Engineering and numerical simulation;
  • Virtual/Augmented Reality; Artificial intelligence;
  • Robotics and connected systems.
ADVANCED MATERIALS:
  • Advanced coatings based on photoactive materials with camouflage application;
  • Semiconductor coatings for explosive detection devices
  • Special steels and alloys;
BEHAVIORAL STUDIES AND CHARACTERIZATION:
  • Study and characterization of materials;
  • Ad hoc physical-mechanical testing of components and structures;
  • Metrology.
   Camouflage technology based
        on photoactive materials
        
              Protection elements based
                   on auxetic structures
        
               Deployable additive
             manufacturing factory

SUCCESS STORIES

-AMFaD-Additive Manufacturing feasibility study and technology demonstration.
European Defence Agency (EDA) Tender

- QUIRUR 3D-Development of the transportable additive manufacturing system as the digital library for the 3D printing of surgical instruments
Ministry of Defence Tender

-IMPACT Project– Lighter protection systems for defence using 3D printing
Coincidente Programme-Spanish Ministry of Defence

-NUCLEODET-CZTS- Portable Room Temperature Detectors Based on CdZnTE and CdZnTeSe for Early Detection of Nuclear Weapons
Coincidente Programme-Spanish Ministry of Defence

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Advanced materials and technologies for the circular economy



REDUCE

  • Development and validation of lighter materials (AHSS, Metal-Ceramic Composites).
  • Synthesis, application and scaling up multifunctional smart coatings to extend product life in service.
  • Safe and Sustainable by Design Concepts in Materials and Manufacturing, including prototypes and first series

 

REUSE

  • Valorisation of industrial waste for its use as Raw Materials in construction sector.
  • Optimization of raw material powder usage and reuse studies in additive manufacturing technologies.
  • Valorisation of Plastic waste streams through advanced manufacturing (BAAM).
  • Use of more sustainable materials, suitable for additive manufacturing, from waste materials already processed by 3D printing

 

RECYCLE

  • Recycling of CRMs from secondary sources for mechanical alloys.
  • Recycling of construction waste materials such as concrete.
  • Recycling organic-rich wastes for bioplastics.
  • Study, treatment and valorisation of industrial and urban waste streams turning into added value materials

 

RECOVER

  • SRF from complex polimeric mixtures