Community Research and Development Information Service - CORDIS

To stimulate the cooperation between universities and industry, to facilitate fundamental and strategic research on metallurgy, aiming at applications. To improve the competitive position of the Dutch metals industry by carrying out strategic research in the field of metals science, metals production and metals engineering.


NIMR is a leading technological institute: public private partnership (industries and knowledge institutes), virtual institute, funding: 50% Ministry of Economic Affairs ( 6.5 Million EUR in 2002), 25% industry, 25% universities.


Metal forming and welding (i.e. manufacturing technologies), steel and aluminium production processes (metals production) and surface engineering and corrosion (lifetime properties).


BOAL International B.V., De Lier
Corus Group plc., Ijmuiden
DAF Trucks N.V., Eindhoven
Hauzer Techno Coating Europe B.V., Venlo
Eldim B.V., Lomm
Koninklijke Nedschroef Holding N.V., Helmond
Koninklijke Schelde Groep B.V., Vlissingen
National Aerospace Laboratory NLR
Nedal Aluminium B.V., Utrecht
Philips Centre of Industrial Technology, Eindhoven
Polynorm N.V., Bunschoten
SKF Engineering & Research Centre B.V., Nieuwegein
TNO Institute of Industrial Technology, Eindhoven
Stork N.V., Naarden
Vereniging FME-CWM, Zoetermeer
Delft University of Technology
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
University of Groningen
University of Twente, Enschede


Multifunctional Materials
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