The Surface Technology (SURF) member programme supports research in corrosion protection and surface technology. It is a platform for the Swedish automotive industry and their suppliers to reach efficient solutions for shared challenges.

By choosing the right surface treatment, quality and product life-cycle can be improved and prolonged. Swerea researchers have extensive experience of research on surfaces and coatings, as well as of verification of performance in real life environments.  Our knowledge within surface technology extends to a wide range of materials, from steel and other metals to composites and plastics.

Cooperation for the automotive industry

Research and development within the member programme focuses on finding sustainable and applicable solutions for Swedish industry. Our members include the Swedish automotive industry and its suppliers, and together we expand our knowledge and network in order to increase members’ competitiveness.

Member benefits

Members get access to a large network, cutting edge knowledge within surface technology, coating and automotive corrosion as well as access to advanced test equipment. In addition, there is a members’ discount on consultant assignments within Swerea KIMAB and we arrange two members meetings every year.

More information

Please contact us if you would like to become a member or if you have any questions.