The company “Alfatec” Niš was founded in 2005. year.
By the decision on registration of innovative organizations No. 110-00-38/2008-01 from 13.02.2008., a company is registered in the Register of innovative activities as research and development center.
Center activities are conducted in accordance with the “Work programme on research and experimental development in technical and technological sciences for period 2012-2015 year”, in cooperation with SRO with which R&D Center “Alfatec” has contracts on mutual business and technical collaboration.
Research and Development Center “Alfatec” for its work uses premises on a location Blvd. Nikola Tesla 63/5 in Niš, near the Faculty of Electronic Engineering in Niš, where the seat center, laboratory and warehouse space is placed. Commercial property is owned by the Center. Besides that the Faculty of Electronic Engineering is one of the strategic partner and one of the implementers of research and scientific projects, in this way the possibility for seamless communications and comprehensive putting into operation the joint space, human and material resources in order to effectively and perform on the market created.
At the moment, 28 researchers (10 PhDs) are currently working in the center. The highly educated and highly qualified personnel structure has created a sufficient condition for the formation of multidisciplinary teams operating in different spheres of science and economy.
Complete business has been harmonized with an integrated quality management system, environmental protection and safety and health at work.
All available resources: equipment, facilities and human resources and financial capacity, are fully exploited and put into operation to constantly improve the quality of scientific research.
The core activities of the Center can be divided into four basic groups:
Research and Development: The core business of R&D Center “Alfatec” is the development of new (innovative) technologies and products for its own needs, as well as for the needs of other users. As a result of such activities and research and development projects that were supported by the Ministries of the Republic of Serbia (RS), all products that R&D Center “Alfatec” created were placed on the market. Also, R&D Center “Alfatec” consistently applies the strategic recommendations of international institutions that involve the active interaction of research and entrepreneurship.
In addition, R&D Center “Alfatec” has implemented a number of products for the needs of EU customers: RADIUS Group-Sweden, SAGEM-France, Techinova-Sweden.
Products: R&D Center “Alfatec” is a manufacturer of various types of systems: measurement and information systems; measurement and control systems; information-communication systems and command-control modules, which are mainly applied in various systems for energy management and systems for remote monitoring and management (dominant users are mainly electrical distribution and utility enterprises (water supply and heating plants), but also often various industrial consumers). In addition, R&D Center “Alfatec” also produces galvanization and supporting equipment, as well as a large number of electronic devices (converters, battery chargers, etc.).
System engineering: R&D Center “Alfatec” has designed, installed and put in place a large number of complex remote control and management systems, as well as automatic control systems for the needs of various users (mainly for power distribution and utility systems).
Services: Design and realization of projects for increasing energy efficiency (two projects run by researchers from R&D Center “Alfatec” are among the top three from the National Energy Efficiency Programme implemented by the Ministry of Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia), design of complex systems, design and development of the systems for the generation of electricity from renewable sources according to the “turnkey” system, control of the correctness of the equipment for registering electricity consumption in electrical distribution companies, as well as the training and training of employees in the aforementioned companies for their independent realization of such trainings, the implementation of scientific research studies for the needs of the Electric power industry of Serbia, services of occupational safety and health at work, realization of courses and instructive trainings.
Significant income of the center is achieved by independent realization of scientific and research projects and in cooperation with numerous scientific and research, business and non-governmental organizations and institutions in the country and abroad.
In the future, the Center will continue to permanently explore market needs, find new ideas, connect with scientific and research and business entities and expand existing capacities.