The Israel institute of metals is a research institute.
The institute was founded in 1963 to serve as a bridge between the academic community of the Technion and the traditional Israeli industry.
The institute is standing in the head of engineering, scientific and technological innovation and a part of its activities includes the industrial application of advanced capabilities comprising the global cutting edge technology.
In order to fulfill these missions, the institute partakes in national and international research activities, while cooperating with leading global research institutions in bilateral and multilateral research frameworks.
As a subsidiary of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, The Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd. (TRDF) offers a unique gateway to the Technion cutting edge scientific and technological knowledge and capabilities.
In order to provide efficient coverage of metals related issues, the institute includes three research laboratories and one service laboratory:
Additive manufacturing of metals (3-D printing)
Metallurgical Engineering & Powder Technology
Corrosion Prevention, Surface Treatment & Laser Technology Laboratory
Foundry Technology Laboratory
Vehicle & Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
The Institute is certified under ISO 17020 (Inspection Activity) and ISO 17025 (Testing Laboratory) and is well known for its highly professional staff.