Austria as Euro NCAP Member
The Republic of Austria is the eighth governmental institution and the sixth EU Member State
directly participating in the Euro NCAP programme. The republic is officially represented by
the Ministry for Climate Action (BMK)and will receive technical support from Graz University of Technology (TU Graz).
Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) was founded in 1996 and is known
for its five-star safety rating system for cars.
Vehicle testing will be carried out at the SAFTETY LABS AUSTRIA
Vehicle testing, accreditation in progress, will be carried out at the Safety Labs Austria, which consist of the
newly developed DSD test center in Hofkirchen/Traunkreis in collaboration with ALP.Lab for active safety,
Capgemini Engineering Austria (previously Altran) in Gratkorn for passive safety as well as
the Research Center Virtual Vehicle and the Vehicle Safety Institute of TU Graz for their expertise in the field of virtual testing.