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CEST – as THE research company in Austria for electrochemistry and electrochemical surface technology – has been providing its expertise and services around the topics of corrosion, hydrogen embrittlement, materials f. the energy transition, surface technology and development of R&D competences for more than 20 years.You, as our customer (SME or large enterprise), can solve your operational and/or strategic challenges via

We will be happy to inform you personally about the respective advantages.

Sustainability, the “green idea” and strategic research towards a CO2 neutral future are in the foreground of our scientific work – from recycling to battery research, from corrosion protection to hydrogen topics.
Our mission statement is derived from this:

Together with our employees and inter-(national) stakeholders, we make a significant contribution to GreenTechnology and thus to the sustainability of valuable resources.

Thus, CEST does not only stand for

Centre of Electrochemical and Surface Technology,
but rather for
Centre for Environmental and Sustainable Technology.

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CEST Unsere Projekte Corrosion testing Damage Analysis and Expert Opinion Quality control
Consulting, upscaling and process optimization
Adhesive testing
Material testing - B2B

Rebirth of biomass technology for functional materials through supramolecular upcycling – By Olga Guselnikova Rebirth of biomass technology for functional materials through supramolecular upcycling - By Olga Guselnikova For a considerable period, the engine of progress was fuelled primarily by economic incentives. However, this paradigm has shifted due to increased awareness of the environmental consequences of socie Read more Visit of Prof. Gogotsi at our ELSA lab! Visit of Prof. Gogotsi at our ELSA lab! It was a great honor for us to meet Prof. Yury Gogotsi, one of the discoverers of MXenes and leader in 2D material science. Prof. Gogotsi gave a lecture on MXenes at TU Wien explaining the incredible Read more MXenes expert visit MXenes expert visit We recently had the honor of a visit from Alex Gogotsi to our labs in Wiener Neustadt (Low Energy Ion Scattering, Batteries development) and Vienna (ELSA, SFA). He is the head of Carbon Ukraine, a wor Read more COAST and LEIS 2023 COAST and LEIS 2023 A big thank you goes out to all speakers, project partners and interested attendants, who attend our 2nd Conference of Applied Surface Technology (COAST) in Vienna and our Low Energy Ion Scattering (L Read more GFF site Visit at CEST GFF site Visit at CEST One important event follows the next at CEST. We are all the more pleased about the recent visit of the GFF to our site and the opportunity to present our projects. Especially our brand new Low Energy Read more CEST Interview with Wirtschaftsforum CEST Interview with Wirtschaftsforum "Wirtschaftsforum" is a platform that "takes business personally". Through personal interviews, they introduce companies and the people behind them.You can find the interview here on www.wirtschaftsf Read more CEST at the I-CONECT 2023 conference CEST at the I-CONECT 2023 conference Our senior researcher Dr. Soniya Gahlawat was invited to deliver a talk at I-CONECT 2023 conference (International conference on nanomaterials for Electrocatalysis) from 20-22nd March in Delhi, India. Read more Sponsorship OBSV 2023 Sponsorship OBSV 2023 The OBSV thanks CEST Kompetenzzentrum für elektrische Oberflächentechnologie for its sustained commitment in connection with the promotion of sport for people with disabilities to improve health and Read more Lower Austria’s young scientist calendar 2023 Lower Austria's young scientist calendar 2023 Our PhD student Markus Ostermann was able to take part in this year’s “Lower Austria young scientist calendar” featuring 12 promising young scientists (JungforscherInnen-Kalender 2023: NÖ Forsc Read more CEST at the AIChE 2022 Annual Meeting CEST at the AIChE 2022 Annual Meeting Our senior Dr. Bilotto and student MSc. Ostermann attended the AIChE 2022 AnnualMeeting in Phoenix. Huge conference on chemical engineering with strong participations from industries and academia from Read more Best Young Author Award presented to Julia Linert Best Young Author Award presented to Julia Linert Miss Dipl.Ing. Julia Linert participated in the IFAC (International Federation of Automation Control) Conference on Technology, Culture and International Stability (TECIS) 2022 from 26-28 October 20 Read more CEST at  #AVS68 in Pittsburgh CEST at #AVS68 in Pittsburgh CEST at #AVS68 in Pittsburgh. The scientific director prof Valtiner has presented the recently published paper that came out from the strategic project Biglu. Dr. Bilotto has presented in his poster r Read more CEST visits Drexel University CEST visits Drexel University A wonderful day in Philadelphia on the 4th of November at the Nanomaterial group of Drexel University with Prof. Yuri Gogotsi, one of the discoverer of MXenes and leading figure in this research field Read more Adhesion 2022 Adhesion 2022 The 15th International Adhesion Conference took place in Glasgow from 28 to 30 September 2022 and provided an opportunity to exchange knowledge with outstanding researchers in the fields of adhesion a Read more CEST was at the “Forschungsfest Niederösterreich” CEST was at the "Forschungsfest Niederösterreich" On September 30, 2022, the state of Lower Austria organized the "Forschungsfest Niederösterreich" (research fest of lower austria). Current scientific projects were presented in the Palais Niederöst Read more Markus Ostermann wins Early Researcher Prize Markus Ostermann wins Early Researcher Prize For the article "No joke! Trains could be the vehicles to capture more CO2 in the future" our Markus Ostermann was able to win an "early researcher prize" at Sparrow Science.
You can find out how this
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17th edition of Europe’s leading conference in Graphene and 2D Materials 17th edition of Europe's leading conference in Graphene and 2D Materials The 2022 edition of Graphene Flagship's Graphene Week took place at the heart of European innovation from September 5-9, 2022 - the world-famous BMW Welt in Munich, Germany. The multidisciplinary even Read more Technology in red, white and red Technology in red, white and red on August 26, 2022, the Kurier dedicated an extra supplement to the topic of "Technology in Austria". More specifically: How to create a better future with innovations. We are proud to be represented Read more Corporate Investments TU Graz Corporate Investments TU Graz The brochure on TU Graz's corporate investments is now available digitally right here and we are happy to be part of this portfolio. Read more Workshop/Training “Lubricants” – Part II, 6. July 2022, TUW Workshop/Training “Lubricants” – Part II, 6. July 2022, TUW Workshop/training ”Lubricants” – Part II
“Base knowledge on oils and greases in combination with influence of current and hydrogen”
by Dipl. Ing. Heiko Stache
Head of Global Business Team
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The hope in hydrogen reassessed The hope in hydrogen reassessed The austrian newspaper "der Standard" reported on the "bearer of hope hydrogen" and our research work.

Click here for the article (in german)featured image source: der Standard
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COAST 2022 – 1st Conference of Applied Surface Technology COAST 2022 – 1st Conference of Applied Surface Technology Thanks to more than 100 participants on 16. and 17.05.2022 at our COAST 2022 in Wr. Neustadt - it was a complete success. The bandwidth of the 22 top-class presentations by international experts from Read more Coast 2022 – 1st Conference of Applied Surface Technology Coast 2022 - 1st Conference of Applied Surface Technology On May 16th and 17th our 1st Conference of Applied Surface Technology will take place at our Headquarter in Wiener Neustadt.

Enclosed you will find a short overview of the tentative sess
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Lange Nacht der Forschung 2022 Lange Nacht der Forschung 2022 Around 250 research teams are getting ready to take you into the fascinating world of research and science on May 20, 2022!
WE'LL  BE THERE AS WELL!
Together we make science and research from Aus
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34th Symposium on Surface Science 34th Symposium on Surface Science As a sponsor, CEST participated last week in the 3S conference of the institute of applied physics (IAP), TU Wien: 34th Symposium on Surface Science (3S'22).
The speakers from CEST were Markus Va
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Cr Free REAL is in the “Clean Aviation” news Cr Free REAL is in the "Clean Aviation" news
The Cr Free REAL project (Horizon Europe – Clean Sky 2) coordinated by CEST is highlight by Clean Aviation, in a dedicated article. The main objective of the project was to develop
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Heli Ice Safe (HIS) Heli Ice Safe (HIS) FFG Success-Story: Heli Ice Safe (HIS)
Test object in the RTA ice-wind tunnel. Icing on the fuselage has been rated „not critical“
The project Heli Ice Safe (HIS) was highlighted as Success Stor
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Special Olympics Austria Partnership 2021 Special Olympics Austria Partnership 2021 CEST supports the athletes of Special Olympics Austria. In this way, we enable Special Olympics Austria to give special people moments of happiness and to achieve unimagined success. Read more Funding: Sustainable research in Lower Austria Funding: Sustainable research in Lower Austria

The Gesellschaft für Forschungsförderung Niederösterreich (Society for Research Promotion in Lower Austria)) has decided to fund our project Nanofiber based membranes for CO2 capture (nanoMEM)
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2021 ELSA Workshop Vienna 2021 ELSA Workshop Vienna Am 13.September 2021 fand an der TU Wien die Vorstellung des Analytik-Cluster ELSA (The Electrochemical Surface and Interface Analysis Cluster) statt.

Der neu entstehende Analytik-Cluster ELSA ist
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