The Łukasiewicz Research Network – Metal Forming Institute (INOP) from 1.04.2019 is a part of the The Łukasiewicz Research Network. The objective of the Institute’s activity is scientific research and development works in the field of technical science disciplines of: construction and exploitation of machines, material engineering, mechanics, automatics and robotics, biotechnology, biocybernetics and biomedical engineering, as well as implementation of the obtained results to the industrial practice. The Institute is the leading scientific entity in the scope of technology and design of machines, devices and tools for non-metallurgical metal forming.
The Institute’s mission is to improve the competitiveness of enterprises, especially small and medium ones, by implementing advanced, innovative and effective technologies, in order to build economy based on knowledge and cooperation.
The Institute conducts scientific and R&D works in accordance with the priority strategic trends of the state and European Research Space specified, among others, in the following documents:
- Responsible Development Strategy,
- Smart Growth Operational Programme,
- “Horizon 2020” – The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2014–2020,
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),
- National Smart Specializations.
The highest quality of the research and works is guaranteed by the experienced and creative staff supported with advanced computer systems, modern scientific research and laboratory devices, implemented Quality Management System in accordance with the ISO 9001 Standard and Accredited Testing Laboratory meeting the requirements of the standard, PN-EN ISO/IEC 17025.