Centria University of Applied Sciences
Centria University of Applied Sciences is a multidisciplinary, dynamic, and international higher education and R&D institution. Centria’s R&D goals are to support industry, especially SMEs, in development of their eco-innovation process by providing knowledge, research and testing services.
Centria’s R&D focuses mainly on 4 themes:
· Chemistry and Bioeconomy
· Production Technologies and robotization
· Entrepreneurship and Wellbeing.
The main ECOLABNET related expertise is in formulation of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers to reach required mechanical, electrical or other performance, which is defined by the product application.
Centria’s pilot manufacturing capacity consist of 3D printing (FFF with filament and pellet extruder), universal robot, thermoplastic matrix compounding and compression moulding tools along with numerous testing devices for estimation of mechanical and thermal properties, ageing, etc.