Founded in 1985, under the name of Scientific Research and Technological Engineering for Aviation Engines within INCREST, former aviation institute, COMOTI becomes in 1996, as a result of institutional evaluation and certification, COMOTI Turbine Engines Research and Development Institute .

COMOTI Turbine Engines Research and Development Institute is the only unit in Romania specialized in development and integration of scientific research, constructive and technological design, manufacturing, experimentation, testing, technological transfer and innovation in the field of aviation turbine engines, gas turbine industrial machines and high speed blade machines.

COMOTI operates in 4 areas:

  • Aviation and Space
  • Energy and saving energy
  • Environment
  • Defense

Main research directions

  • aviation turbine engines;
  • consume reduction, including new types of turbo engines fuel, co-generation, unconventional forms of energy, improvement of energetic efficiency for natural gas compression systems, etc.;
  • environment protection, noise reduction in aircraft and industrial turbo engines, wasted waters treatment units, air ventilation systems for the biological stage of wasted water cleaning

Aviation and Space

  • ESA – European Space Agency
  • ROSA – Romanian Space Agency
  • Ministerul Cercetării şi Inovării
  • Airbus Defence and Space
  • Safran Aircraft Engines – France
  • Safran Helicopter Engines – France
  • Onera – France
  • DLR – Germany
  • MT Aerospace - Germany
  • Centre Spatial de Liege – Belgium

Energy and saving energy

  • Pratt & Whitney – USA and Canada
  • MAN Diesel Turbo – Germany
  • MND – Czech Republic
  • Linde Gas – Hungary
  • Citz University London – Great Britan
  • OMV Petrom – Romania
  • TRANSGAZ – Romania


  • Compania de Apă Târgovişte – Dâmboviţa
  • ACETI SA – Slatina


  • Ministry of National Defense


  • Screw compressors (Energy)
  • Natural gas compression equipments (Energy)
  • Centrifugal air compressor (Energy)
  • Supercharger set for natural gas (Energy)
  • Electrical centrifugal gas compressor (Energy)
  • Cogeneration power plants with gas turbines (Energy)
  • Power plants groups with gas turbines (Energy)
  • Centrifugal blowers for wastewater treatment stations (Environments)
  • Silencers (Environments)
  • Sound bariers and soundproofing material structures (Environments)


  • Design, 3D modelling and numerical simulations (Aviation and Space)
  • Blade parts design with composite materials (Aviation and Space)
  • Prototypes and small series production of blade parts (Aviation and Space)
  • Functional tests of gas turbines and other assemblies (Aviation and Space)
  • 3D inspections, validations and mechanical testing (Aviation and Space)
  • FEM – thermal, stress and vibration calculus (Aviation and Space)
  • Technological development and mechanical equipment manufacturing (Aviation and Space)
  • Design, manufacturing and testing of subassemblies and parts made of composite materials
  • Design, 3D modelling and numerical simulations (Energy)
  • Automation of energetic groups, general revisions (Energy)
  • Dynamic balancing, inspections and oil analysis (Energy)
  • Functional tests of compressors and other assemblies (Energy)
  • Noise and vibration measurements (Environments)
  • Noise mapping (Environments)
  • Gas emission measurements (Environments)
  • Air quality measurements (Environments)
  • Atmospheric dispersion prediction (Environments)

COMOTI is working according to a certified quality assurance system, in conformity with SR EN ISO 9001-2000, guided by the Total Quality Management theory.

AEROQ quality system – certified according to SR EN ISO 9001:2015, SR EN ISO 14001:2015, SR ISO 45001:2018; SRN EN ISO/IEC 27001:2018;

Innovation Management System (SR 13572 : 2016)

Authorized supplier for Ministry of National Defense (OMCAS - 02.01 and SR EN ISO 9001);

AtEx certified by INSEMEX Petrosani (INSEMEX-OEX.ATEX.17.0806)

OMV PETROM – authorized supplier for products and services.

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