CUSAT, Cochin - 682 022, Kerala, India.

Sophisticated Test and Instrumentation Center is an Institution Sponsored Jointly by Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment(KSCSTE) and Cochin University of Science and Technology.

The objective of this institution is to assist the Industries, R&D organizations and Higher Education Centers by providing highly sophisticated testing and calibration facilities, material analysis facility, R&D support, consultancy services and training programs. The Calibration Laboratories of STIC are equipped with modern calibration instruments and standards that are traceable to National Standards. These laboratories are accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). STIC offers calibration services for Electro-Technical, Thermal and Mechanical parameters. The calibration services of STIC are made use of by industries, R&D Organizations and other Calibration Laboratories, mainly from South India.

The Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility (SAIF) of STIC is a facility for Researchers, Students and Industries who require Highly Sophisticated Analytical Instruments for Chemical, Atomic and Spectral Analysis of materials and chemical substances. This facility is sponsored by Department of Science and Technology Government of India. SAIF in STIC is the 12th such facility in the country.

STIC takes up R&D projects in the field of Instrument Development, and other support R&D work for Industries and Research Institutions. STIC also conducts occasional Training Programs/Seminars/Workshops in the areas of Instrumentation, Calibration, Analysis, Quality Management etc.