Research and development

Research in the concrete field plays a large role in the work of Innovation Center Iceland. Material Science & Concrete Technology Department provides services in the following fields: 

  • General concrete testing and quality control (compressive strength, freeze-thaw, etc.).
  • Alkali Silica Reaction (ASR) in cooperation with engineering firms.
  • Form pressure measurements in laboratory and on site.
  • Shrinkage measurements.
  • R&D on concrete with very high abrasion resistance.
  • R&D on the concept of inner curing to improve durability.
  • R&D on new cement bond materials with respect to environmental issues.
  • Quality control measurements on cement production lines. 

Further information on the department’s research projects can be found here.