Research plays a major role in all the activities of our test lab and represents also a concrete answer to the needs of client companies. Our research interests primarily concern national and European research projects or projects of individual companies for which we are technical suppliers.
National and European research projects: CATAS as partner and technical supplier
In close collaboration with national and European partners and laboratories, CATAS is involved in several research programs, about experimental development and technology transfer with the objective of disseminating the results and consequently increasing the level of knowledge of all companies operating in the wood-furniture sector.
Among the most recent projects in which we gave input of our expertise and test facilities:
Aim: development of European test methods which facilitate the prediction of the durability of coatings for exterior wood in different geographical areas;
Aim: development and application of organizational models, technical capabilities and cooperation among bodies working in support of research and development for the wood-furniture sector (clusters, wood technology centers, development agencies, universities).
Subcontracted research for individual companies: CATAS as a technical supplier
Supporting individual companies interested in developing a product or an innovative process, we propose as a qualified supplier siding them throughout the entire process: