Our skills

Surfaces and interfaces engineering

Functionalisation and biofunctionalisation

Micro-nanostructuring of surfaces and manufacturing of nanodevices

Processing by large-scale radiation

Mechanosensitive surfaces and films

Laser and plasma processes

Materials engineering

3D manufacturing of materials and fabrics

Additive manufacturing

Plastics processes


Manufacturing of nanodiamond by detonation


Physico-chemical surface/volume characterisations

Metrology of surfaces and deformation analysis using rapid optical techniques

Failure analysis

Detection of foreign bodies, VOCs, explosives

Mechanical behaviour of polymer surfaces


High-tech equipment

In unique configuration

  • ISO 9001 certified technical platforms
  • Platforms for tests in real conditions
  • Operating performance and under extreme conditions
  • Non-destructive testing and on-site analysis (mobile)
  • Microscopy (atomic optical, electronic)
  • Large-scale radiation equipment
  • Micro and nano mechanical equipment coupled with physical measurements
  • Electron paramagnetic resonance equipment
  • Optical measuring equipment for 3D reflective surfaces

A high tech platform dedicated to manufacturers


Creation and development of Implantable Medical Devices (IMD)
Customised and non-standart
From design through to in vivo testing

Success stories

A remarkable ultrahydrophobic surface area

Creation of textured silicone surfaces with remarkable superhydrophobic properties

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How can we reduce nosocomial infections, a real risk in any implant procedure ?

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How can we protect a UV filter from the sun?

First permanent, in-situ co-encapsulation of a UV filter within a mesoporous silica.

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