The CERSS Kompetenzzentrum Bahnsicherungstechnik GmbH (centre of competence of railway signalling) is commercially and financially located in Dresden, Germany. We are concerned with providing engineering and research services as well as expertise and certification in the fields of transport engineering and safety technology, especially with regard to railway systems. We conduct independent verifications and validations for systems of all safety integrity levels (SIL). Audits and expert opinions on processes of planning, project planning, production and verification are executed, too.
We are valued and acknowledged by regulatory authorities, companies and by court. Our employees possess profound knowledge and experience in the field of railway safety technology, risk evaluation of safety systems in Germany and abroad as well as the development of new types of systems, including their certification. Numerous project references can prove this.
Our expert knowledge is incorporated in various teaching and training courses. A close cooperation with the Chair of Railway Signalling and Transport Safety Technology at the Technische Universität Dresden (University of Technology) enables constant care, build-up and expansion of our employee’s expertise.
Within CERSS exists the Inspection Body CKBIS according to annex II of the CSM regulation (EU 402/2013 and standard EN ISO/IEC 17020). The Eisenbahn-Bundesamt (German Federal Railway Authority – EBA) has accredited CKBIS as an Assessment Body by certificate No 011.
For the complex tasks of our customers and to create common benefits, we cooperate in different areas:
The close cooperation with the Chair of Railway Signalling and Transport Safety Technology at the Technische Universitaet Dresden (University of Technology) is the basis for technology transfer based on the state of the art in science and technical knowledge. This enables constant care, build-up and expansion of our employee’s expertise. Furthermore, the knowledge is incorporated in various teaching and further education at the Technische Universitaet Dresden.26. May 20200
In the expert network of the Rail Industry Cluster in Central Germany – rail.S e. V. – we are involved in the innovation cluster SET4FUTURE, which aim is to strengthen the innovative power of the Saxon economy. Additionally, we take a leading role in the collaboration between innovation and business development.
German Railway Industry Association (VDB)
CERSS Kompetenzzentrum Bahnsicherungstechnik GmbH is member of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB Verband der Bahnindustrie e. V.) We are strongly committed to a very powerful and sustainable rail transportation technology and live up to the Code of Conduct for Social Responsibility and Future-Oriented Action.
Saxony Economic Development Corporation
CERSS Kompetenzzentrum Bahnsicherungstechnik GmbH cooperates with The Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS – Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen GmbH), for example in opening up domestic and foreign markets. The aim is to generate and safeguard jobs in Saxony.
In order to be well informed about the global developments in the railway industry, CERSS Kompetenzzentrum Bahnsicherungstechnik GmbH is an affiliate of IRSE – The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers. In this way, we can benefit from the numerous publications and conferences on the state of the art in science and the application of railway signalling.
We actively support the Deutschlandstipendium and sponsor talented and committed emerging talents in the field of engineering.