Research and Development




  • Synthesis of nanostructures (organic, inorganic and hybrid nanoparticles such as clays, metal oxides, carbon nanotubes, graphene, silica, nano cellulose…)
  • Tailored surface modification of nanoparticles (organophilization, reactive groups introduction…)
  • Dispersion of nanostructures in various environment (from liquid to solid, monomers, polymeric binders…)
  • Testing of dispersion quality (AFM, particle size and distribution…) in non-cured and cured polymeric systems
  • Formulation and preparation of various polymeric systems modified by nanostructures (coatings, casting resins, composites…)

Environmentally Friendly Technologies

  • Synthesis, formulation and preparation of special type of monomers and polymeric materials based on renewable resources (natural oils, sugars, cellulose, lignin, cutin, natural fibers…)
  • Alternative technologies (enzymatic catalysis, microwave assisted synthesis…)
  • Recycling of polymeric materials (PET, PU, PC…)
  • Encapsulation (self-healing, anticorrosion, antifouling…)

Analytical and Testing

  • AFM (Atomic Force Microscopy)
  • Rheometry
  • DSC (Differential Scanning Calorimetry)
  • FT-IR (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy)
  • GPC (Gel Permeation Chromatography)
  • Particle size and distribution determination
  • TGA (Thermo Gravimetric Analysis)
  • Wet Analytical Techniques (Hydroxyl Number, Acid Value, Water Content…)

Consultation Services

  • Nanotechnologies and environmentally friendly technologies
  • Training of young researchers