CISTEN (Engineering Center for Health, Experimental and Numerical Tribology) is a spin-off company of the Laboratory of Mechanics of Contacts and Structures (LaMCoS) of INSA Lyon.


Its objectives are the transfer and enhancement of the Laboratory's expertise through studies and calculations for any activity in the field of experimental and numerical tribology and biomechanics.

Skill Domains


CISTEN offers its expertise in experimental and numerical tribology through the observation, measurement and characterization of friction and wear.


CISTEN offers its expertise in digital simulation in the fields of health, such as vascular surgery or orthopedics.

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