Come to CERSAIE: Centro Ceramico offers the ticket

Centro Ceramico will attend CERSAIE - International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings, which will take place in Bologna from Sept. 27th to Oct. 1st 2021. After the forced stop due to Covid, this year we will be present again, at the Hall Service Center, Stand 90. The fair [...]

Si può fare – Radio24: listen to the podcast interview

Now it is possible to listen to the podcast interview made to Giuliana Bonvicini of Centro Ceramico (from about min 44:00) made by Laura Bettini of Radio24 (IlSole24Ore), as part of the program "Si può fare – voci da un mondo sostenibile" on Sunday Sept. 12th. The radio broadcast was [...]

Centro Ceramico talks about innovation for sustainability at Radio24

On Sunday, Sept. 12th at 9:30 a.m., Dr. G. Bonvicini of Centro Ceramico will be interviewed by Laura Bettini of Radio24 (IlSole24Ore radio), as part of the radio broadcast "Si può fare – voci da un mondo sostenibile". The program, as can be easily understood, is dedicated to those who [...]

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Architecture and ceramics have always been an excellent union. Starting from 2018,
Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) has chosen to adopt the services of Centro Ceramico,
recognizing its expertise, reliability and international authority.


Experience and expertise on Enterprises’ service

Centro Ceramico is a research and experimentation centre for the ceramic industry, established in 1976 and managed by a University Consortium composed of:

It carries out its activity on two headquarters: Bologna and Sassuolo, the latter operating since 2000 in the heart of the Ceramic District.

The laboratories in Bologna are accredited by Accredia (no. 0058) in compliance with the Standard UNI CEI EN ISO/IEC 17025.
Accreditation ensures that the test and inspection reports, as well as the certifications (system, product and personnel) bearing the Accredia logo, are issued in compliance with the most rigorous international requirements for conformity assessment and behind a constant and strict surveillance action on the behavior of the responsible operators (Laboratories and Bodies).

Centro Ceramico is also accredited as Industrial Research Laboratory of the Emilia Romagna High Technology Network: for Companies, this translates into knowledge, instruments and resources for product and process innovation.

About us

Research and Innovation

Today, research cannot ignore the essential concepts of sustainability and resilience or adaptability.
These are therefore the keywords that respond to the needs induced by the “New-Normal” of the post-COVID era and that guide all the topics of industrial interest in the lines of research of Centro Ceramico:
Ceramic Process“, “Ceramic Materials” and “Building: Digitization and Installation Systems“.
The researchers of Centro Ceramico are “adaptable”, flexible professionals, able to respond to multiple needs and requests, capable to work in synergy
to create ever new and innovative solutions in collaboration with their Customers.


The lines of research carried out by Centro Ceramico meet the requirements of the ONU 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In particular, they fall into the following Goals:


The headquarters of Centro Ceramico cover, in total, an area of 8300 m2.
The laboratories are equipped with instruments and facilities for quality control and marking tests and for analyses and characterisation of both traditional and advanced ceramic materials.


Centro Ceramico, as an accredited laboratory, has as its main goal the quality of the services provided, whether they are tests on raw materials and finished products, or on order research,
always keeping in view Customer satisfaction.

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
It is the source of all true art and science

(A. Einstein)

Discover the future!