RINA CONSULTING CENTRO SVILUPPO MATERIALI Rina Consulting Centro Sviluppo Materiali S.P.A. (CSM) was established in 1963 as a research Centre for the State iron and steel industry, in 1998 it changed into a private Industrial Research Centre for research and development of materials.
Today CSM is a company of RINA Group. RINA Consulting – Centro Sviluppo Materiali, with over 200 talented researchers and technicians, 20 laboratories, pilot lines and full scale testing facilities, is the partner of choice for any project in which materials, technology and innovation play a critical role.
The traditional presence of CSM as the Italian reference pole in European research (RFCS and Framework Programmes) results in hundreds of international collaboration agreements and contracts. CSM stands as national reference point on the Industry 4.0 (I4.0) issues supported by a network of the major Italian Universities and the main public Research Centers.
Currently CSM also contributes to the definition of the national development lines for I4.0 issues. The traditional presence of CSM as the Italian reference pole in European research (RFCS, Framework Programmes, H2020) results in hundreds of international collaboration agreements and contracts.
CSM has a long-standing European tradition dating back to 1970, when Italy participated in the first projects of RFCS (Research Fund for Coal and Steel) program, and we are currently involved in: