Labs

An idea and a challenge.

CITNM is open to new partnerships.


We develop several R&D and innovation projects with different partners.


Current projects include:


Automotive


   - Brake Noise – vibration and noise reduction in the breaking systems verified when used in emergency situations. Project leader: IK4 Azterlan.


Metallurgy


   - Development of customized alloys through the enhancement of mechanical properties, for weight reduction in castings. Project leader: Sakthi Portugal.


Foundry


   - New methods for deposition of used sand. Project leader: Clariant.

   - Improve water quality for sand mixing costs reduction. Project leader: Clariant.

   - Improve 20% efficiency in sand mixing step. Project leader: Clariant.


Industrial and Services Management.


   - Evaluation of the continuous improvement practices used in Portuguese Industry and Services. Project leader: Kaizen Institute.

   - Dematerialization of continuous improvement methodologies and visual management. Project leader: Kaizen Institute.

   - Creation of virtual games to assist teaching of continuous improvement techniques. Project leader: Kaizen Institute.

   - Living lab for continuous improvement. Project leader: Kaizen Institute.


Soon we will develop projects in the fields of connectivity and mobility industries.


We are open to new ideas. Challenge us!