Institute of Materials and Machine Mechanics Slovak Academy of Sciences, v. v. i. belongs to group of institutions founded by the Slovak Academy of Sciences
. It has been founded in 1980 as a result of fusion of the Institute of Metallic Materials SAS (founded in 1953) and the Institute of Machine Mechanics SAS (founded in 1956). In 2018, the institute has been transformated from state contributory organisation to "public research institution" (in Slovak "verejná výskumná inštitúcia" abbr. "v. v. i.") - a specific Slovak legal entity
The statutory representative of the Institute is director. Director signes documents on behalf of the Institute, exclusively.
Director of the Institute is Ing. Karol Iždinský, PhD.
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