AIN is a private contract research organization. AIN’s core businesses are Research, Engineering, Consultancy, Engineering Services in the environment, energy, and safety legislation.

AIN is a non-Profit SME with a strong position in the regional and national industrial market of sectors such as Surface Engineering, and other engineering activities (energy systems, environment, safety, and other specialties). The entity is also a pole of excellence in R&D collaboration projects funded by regional, national, and EU bodies.

The Surface Technologies Department is constituted by 21 highly skilled personnel (14 PhDs, in Physics Chemistry and Engineering), 7 PMP certified project managers, and has got more than 300 industrial customers over the last 10 years.