• PVD- or CVD-coated tools 
  • Plasma/thermal sprayed coatings 
  • Diamond and DLC coatings 
  • Tribological coatings
  • Coatings on machine elements and components
  • Substrate and coating surface treatments
  • Properties characterization
  • Deposition processes
  • Coatings in electronics
  • Future trends in metallurgical coatings and thin films, in the field of manufacturing
  • Bio-applications
  • Coating tribology
  • Anti-corrosion coatings
  • Coatings characterization
  • Surface engineering