Scope of scientific and technical activities of NIITitan includes:
  • Carrying out the scientific research and experimental work;
  • Development and introduction of the new and upgrade of the existing production processes and equipment for non-ferrous industry;
  • Improvement of technical level of non-ferrous metallurgy production facilities;
  • Ensuring the improvement of non-ferrous winning and multipurpose utilization of raw materials together with disinfection, processing and utilization of production waste, development and introduction of non-waste and zero-discharge production processes and environment protection activities;
  • Development and introduction of new materials and energy-saving production processes;
  • Determination of the most efficient scopes of application of non-ferrous metals, primarily, titanium and magnesium, study and improvement of consumption patterns for these materials;
  • Elaboration of state programs and concepts for creation, development and reforming of non-ferrous industry in Ukraine.
NIITitan includes:
  • Laboratory of Electrothermy and Industrial Ecology (No. 1)
  • Laboratory of Chlorine Processes (No. 2);
  • Laboratory of Metallothermy and Powder Metallurgy (No. 3);
  • Laboratory of Electrochemical Production Facilities (No. 6);
  • Laboratory of Process Gases Purification (No. 20).
In recent years the following developments have been made in the field of non-ferrous metallurgy:
  • Lithium – technology for lithium and lithium salts winning for the raw material from Polokhovskoe deposit producing commercially pure lithium carbonate, which enjoys high demand on world markets;
  • Titanium dioxide – technology for enrichment of ilmenite concentrate with reduction of chrome oxides content in them; technology for titanium slag smelting from the chromeless concentrate with following processing into pigment titanium dioxide by sulphate method;
  • Features of production technology of pigment titanium dioxide by chloride method using domestic raw materials for production of high quality pigments;
  • Silicon – technology for chlorination of silicon-containing raw materials and hydration of the produced silicon tetrachloride;
  • Manganese – technology for production of electrolytic manganese from manganese sulphate solutions after purification;
  • Gallium – technology for production of gallium from alumina production mother solutions;
  • Zinc – pyrometallurgical technology for production of zinc-containing clinker for further hydrometallurgical processing producing crude zinc
  • Ferroalloys – testing of various raw materials for production of concentrates for ferroalloys production; ferrotitanium production technology; metallurgical testing of titanium-magnetite concentrates from Fedorovskoe deposit with for ferrovanadium production purpose;;
  • Titanium powders, powders of other metals, powder articles - technology for production of titanium powders and powders of other metals; technology for manufacturing of titanium powder porous sintered articles in the shape of disks;
  • Bushings, cups, Raschig rings and other equipment elements for application in chemical, textile, metallurgical and other industries for performing work in aggressive media as filtering elements; technology for production of titanium hydride from titanium powders;
  • Titanium – full range of works, starting from titanium slag production up to waste processing and utilization;
  • Technology for titanium slag production in ore-smelting furnaces, technology of titanium slag chlorination producing crude titanium tetrachloride;
  • Technology for deep purification of titanium tetrachloride; technology and equipment for magnesium reduction of titanium tetrachloride;
  • Technology for reacting mass vacuum s; technology and equipment for titanium sponge blocks processing and forming of titanium sponge commercial lots;
  • Magnesium – technology for granulated magnesium production for cast iron desulphurization; technology and equipment for magnesium production in the diaphragmless cell; continuous magnesium refining furnace; range of research and testing of domestic bischofite deposits for the purpose of supplying Ukrainian industry with domestic magnesium-containing raw materials;
  • Zirconium – technology for zirconium sponge production by magnesium-thermic method, tested on pilot production units, technology of Ti-Zr masteralloys production by magnesium-thermic method; technology for electrolytic production of titanium sponge alloyed by zirconium;
  • Aluminum – technology for production of alumosilicic alloys; technology for bauxites dry preparation;
  • Vanadium - three variants of technology for vanadium recovery from chloride waste and organization of vanadium pentoxide production;
  • Scandium - technology for chloride waste processing for scandium recovery;
  • Niobium – technology for waste processing for tantalum and niobium concentrate recovery with total tantalum and niobium pentoxides content no less than 60 %; technology for metallothermic niobium production;
  • Germanium – range of research on germanium recovery from various types of germanium-containing waste, including tar-waters of coking plants.