Services offered by OFI

As an independent testing and research institute, OFI accompanies innovation processes in the fields of materials technology & building renovation from the idea to market entry and beyond.

Our 120 experts offer their know-how for a wide range of different areas - from tests in the pharmaceutical sector, to inspections of piping systems, to certifications of construction products. We offer consulting in remediation planning and support with research & development in the optimization of packaging solutions. We pass on our knowledge in our seminars, prepare you for certification as a coating inspector or train you as a bonding expert according to EWF guidelines.


What can we do for you?


Testing of products, materials and interactions


  • of products, materials and interactions
  • in our laboratory or on site


  • for initial and external audits
  • on-site audits in the plants
  • currently also remote inspections


  • in the statutory area (CE, UBA)
  • and in the voluntary area
  • for independent quality control


  • applied and practical
  • creative and solution-oriented
  • as a member of the ACR (Austrian Cooperative Research)


  • around your questions about quality assurance
  • in the selection of materials

JKnowledge transfer

Knowledge transfer

  • through a broad range of education programs
  • by means of guest lectures at congresses, conferences or at universities/technical colleges
  • support for students in their final thesis




As a testing, inspection and certification body accredited by Accreditation Austria, we are a partner for the business industry and test according to the most modern standards.


Round robin tests

In addition to our annual round robin test, which covers standard test methods in the field of materials testing, we also carry out individually designed industry round robin tests. For these, there are no restrictions with regard to methods or standards; methods without underlying regulations can also be implemented.

We offer

  • Many years of know-how in the handling of interlaboratory comparisons
  • Evaluation of test methods and measurands
  • Coordination of interlaboratory comparisons
  • Statistical evaluation and summary of results
  • Assistance in problem solving

We have been conducting international industry round robin tests with measurable customer benefits for years. You can find all information at