Dublin City University (DCU)

Dublin City University (DCU) is a globally recognized university committed to excellence and the development of talent through its fundamentals of academic and operational excellence. DCU’s strategic objective is to gain recognition as an International University of Enterprise and to equip students with the requisite skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Within the NewSkin OITB, Dublin City University will offer services around laser surface hardening and micro-/nano-scale structuring of membranes, ceramics and metals. DCU can also machine large complex surfaces using its 4-axis laser machining system. DCU also offers a closed-loop cavitation test-bed for the evaluation of pump impellors.

Targeted industries

Packaging, Industrial Components, Optics and electronics, Transport, Construction

Key interests

Textured industrial components (gears, seals, gaskets, pistons, shafts, propellers…), Nano-enabled water membranes, Nano-enabled elements for blades and composites

Upscaling facilities


Testing facilities


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NewSkin project partner

Main contact

Suman Chatterjee