Mission and Values

IMNR designs and implements innovative solutions in the non-ferrous and rare metals field through scientific and technical research, aiming to answer to the innovation and business needs of its partners.


We are an important pillar of first-rate scientific research, having a direct impact in establishing and implementing the National Sustainable Development Strategy.

Our goal is to be a regional, national, and an European competitiveness pole in the field of material science and engineering focused on non-ferrous and rare metals.

Innovation, knowledge transfer, and attention to our clients’ needs are all at the core of our research and development activities.

Who benefits from our services & expertise?

  • Companies focused on developing innovative products and technologies.
  • Companies interested in certified chemical and structural analyses, but also in consultancy
  • Economic agents looking for new materials with a programmed structure and composition
  • In a joint effort with institutions of higher education, IMNR offers PhD and master degree students the possibility to use its infrastructure resources for the experimental part of their theses.

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