PLAST4FUTURE - Injection moulding production technology for multi-functional nano-structured plastic components enabled by Nano Imprint Lithography

Centro Ricerche Plast-optica S.p.A.


CRP (Centro Ricerche Plast-optica S.p.A.) is a company of Automotive Lighting group. It was established in June 2002, thanks to the joint efforts of Fiat Research Centre (CRF), Automotive Lighting Rear Lamps Italia and Agemont (Agency for the development of mountain area of Friuli Venezia Giulia).


CRP develops research activities in the following fields:

  • optics, lighting and visual communication devices
  • electronic technological processes 
  • injection moulding of polymeric materials and related technologies 
  • micro e nano technology


The mission of CRP is:

  • to provide innovation to Magneti Marelli and Automotive Lighting
  • to provide innovation, services and consulting to SMEs
  • to become a reference point among European research centres.


CRP concentrates on development of lighting devices, from optical design to microinjection moulding to realise optics in polymeric material coupled with solid state lighting sources organic or inorganic in die form.