M.I.TRAS. (Innovative Materials, Technologies and Design Methods for Strengthening and Upgrade of Transportation Infrastructures)

Funded by: MIUR (Italian Ministry for University and Research)

Grant period: April 1st, 2002 – April 1st, 2006

Grant amount: 3,896,176 € for Research – 981,268 € for Technology Transfer and Training

Scientific Coordinator: prof. Gaetano Manfredi

Partners: CETMA, Cogit, ATP Pultrusion, CTS srl, Fibrover coop scrl,  DS – University of CalabriaDII – University of Lecce, DAPS – University of Naples Federico II.


  • OR1: Development of innovative systems for maintenance of transportation infrastructures
  • OR2: Advanced technologies based on composite materials for infrastructures maintenance
  • OR3: Experimental characterization of developed strengthening techniques
  • OR4: Non-destructive techniques for quality control and monitoring of infrastructures
  • OR5: Guidelines for design, installation and quality control of structural maintenance interventions
  • OR6: Upgrade of a pilot infrastructure using developed methodologies and techniques