Technology: Sensors, Lasers
Domain: Photonics, Food Processing
IK4-Tekniker is an independent research organization, whose main working focus is to improve manufacturing technologies, that includes all the situations that characterises a product life cycle, from conception and design, until the end of working life. Automotive parts, machine tools, mechanical capital goods, aerospace, chemical and petroleum products and industrial and consumer electronics are the most relevant sectors served by IK4-Tekniker.
IK4-Tekniker likes to define itself as a Mechatronics, Manufacturing Technologies and Microtechnologies centre. It mainly specialises in: designing consumer and industrial products, solving problems relating to friction, wear and lubrication, incorporating information technologies and communications in the plant, high precision, miniaturisation and micro/nanotechnologies.