CITRA is one of the main French organisations with over 20 years of experience in industrial support, technology transfer and innovation in the field of advanced surface treatments. Our expertise includes: • Surface treatments and coatings by wet processes, thermal spraying and vacuum deposition methods, • Characterization of produced coatings. As a link between research and industry, CITRA strives to anticipate future technological evolutions into various industrial sectors.

Targeted industries

Construction, Prothesis, Water treatments, Transport, Renewable energy, Medical device, Optics and electronics

Key interests

Textured industrial components (gears, seals, gaskets, pistons, shafts, propellers…), Optics, Prosthesis, Nano-enabled flexible glass, plastic and metal (including flexible electronics, Photovoltaics, heat exchangers and electrochromic envelopes), Nano-enabled surfaces for energy storage

Upscaling facilities

Testing facilities


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Main contact

Fanny Gouraud

Project Manager