The Institute for Sustainable Technologies – National Research Institute (ITeE-PIB) is focused particularly on the realisation of basic, applied, experimental and implementation research in 11 main thematic areas including system research, innovation and knowledge transfer, surface engineering, education and vocational training, mechatronics, prototype and experimental production, control systems, information technologies, environmental technologies, textile technologies and tribology. The Institute has its own publishing department which offers editing, publishing and printing services.
The scope of activity of the Institute is mainly concentrated on the structure and maintenance of machines, materials engineering and manufacturing technologies particularly concerning the following:
modelling of knowledge transformation and technology transfer mechanisms and structures;
scientific research in the area of systems engineering, tribology, surface engineering, operating fluids, diagnostics, mechatronics, bio