Who We Are?

The Steel Block is an open innovation ecosystem blending material science, manufacturing, technology and digitalization. Based on a bunch of pilot plants conforming a pilot factory that reproduces the complete life cycle of the steel and on the expertise of IDONIAL and ArcelorMittal Engineers and Technicians.

Our Mission

To contribute to speed up the development of the factory of the future

Breaking the barrier between laboratory and industrial application.

Attracting other companies, technological centers and universities

Acting as a test bench for new technologies and speeding up development cycles

Our Core Values

  • Open innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Risk Taking
  • Speed