Contract research for the manufacturing industry

It is key to take corrosion and degradation modes into consideration in the early design stages to prevent premature failure of your product or installation.

METALogic offers contract research to inject your developments or innovations with the right expertise on corrosion and materials. Developments/innovations typically require a project-based approach. We thereby make a distinction between innovation projects that are performed with financial support of VLAIO (Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship) or the European Commission, and projects without such support.


Financial support of the Flemish government can be requested for projects which have a significant degree of innovation (on company level). We help you choose the right project type, guide you through the administrative part of writing the project proposal and ensure a smooth project flow.

In case you are participating in one of the projects funded by the European Commission, you can count on METALogic to complete the consortium with expertise on materials degradation.

 Advantages of innovation projects:

  • The right expertise is included to obtain excellent results;
  • By getting your innovation project funded you can broaden the scope or increase the depth of the study.


Investigations/developments that go beyond standard services can be tackled with a project-based approach. We discuss the right approach and set up a test matrix if relevant, to come to solutions that meet your set of criteria. The duration of such a project typically ranges from months to one year.

Advantages of contract research:

  • Tailor-made project approach;
  • Fast response, no long waiting times to start your investigations/developments.


Ensure your product or installation survives in the long run by including our expertise in the process from the very beginning. We are happy to answer any questions and are eager to offer our services. Contact us today!

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