May 14 – 16, 2024 | Hanau, Germany


May 14 – 16, 2024

The 2024 SafetyExpo takes place for the 22nd time and is the central exchange platform in the concept of the SafetyWeek. The SafetyExpo acts as a link for all events of the SafetyWeek. In the recent years more than 1,000 industry experts used the SafetyExpo to get an overview of the current market, make contacts, exchange experiences and to initiate collaborations.

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Kai Golowko,
Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH

Jürgen Krämer,
Instron GmbH

Floor Plan 2023

Sponsors and Exhibitors 2023

4activeSystems GmbH

4activeSystems GmbH is one of the world's leading companies in testing technologies for active vehicle safety with the focus on advanced and realistic test targets and self-driving robotic platforms for evaluation and development of AEB/AES-systems and autonomous driving vehicles.
Since 2006, we have been delivering innovative solutions and products that have become global standards.
Our high-quality products "Made in Austria" combined with excellent support make us a reliable partner for vehicle manufacturers, NCAP labs and automotive suppliers worldwide.
Our mission is to provide innovative testing solutions to help reducing serious road accidents and the number of road fatalities.

Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club e.V. (ADAC)


ADDITIUM is a high-tech engineering company founded by professionals with over 25 years of direct experience in the design, production, commissioning and support of custom test systems. With a special focus on the automotive market, ADDITIUM has an important position in the field of active and passive safety testing, providing professional solutions and turnkey projects for: Full Scale Crash Test facilities, E-Launchers, Crash Simulation systems (Sleds), Electrical SBA and other component level test rigs, which empowers the clients to perform tests in accordance with international safety regulations and/or specific R&D requirements.
All ADDITIUM systems incorporate unique technological innovations, allowing the test to be perfectly performed with high accuracy and high efficiency, strengthening the technical competitiveness and productivity of customers. Among others, ADDITIUM has recently introduced the full capability for E-Launcher to perform test with the new aPLI, including the safe recovery of the legform after the impact; and has improved the control strategy on the crash test facilities to allow more functions such as the pre-impact brake simulation.
ADDITIUM is headquartered in Madrid and has local partners in many countries around the world. ADDITIUM maintains an efficient and high-quality service level, provides technical support for automotive industry testing and R&D, and promotes technological improvement in related fields.


A single partner for all your Smart Industry needs
We’re a diverse team of 50,000 engineers and digital experts, operating across 30 locations. From training your teams to delivering your projects our Smart Industry experts create new value for your business. United by our passion for talent and technology, our specialists bring their diversity of experience, skills and insights together to deliver our 360° capabilities to you. This is how we make the incredible happen, every day.

Delivering business success
Whether you’re a global giant or an ambitious start-up, we offer organizations Smart Industry solutions, people expertise, and access to a network of best-in-class specialists. We respond to our clients’ challenges with expert consulting services and solutions; we help companies acquire top talent and get people ready for the next-generation workplace.
We are committed to attract, develop, and empower diverse and inclusive technology and engineering teams by offering enhanced career and development opportunities. To inspire our employees, clients, and partners to make a difference, we work with organizations who identify themselves with our people culture and technology mindset.

ArcSoft Corporation Limited

ArcSoft Corporation Limited
Founded in 1994, ArcSoft is a leading algorithm and software solutions provider in the computer vision industry, serving customers around the world, customizing leading computer vision technologies to enable advanced vision applications, including smart phones, smart cars, smart homes, and other fields.

Deeply embedded in customers' devices, ArcSoft's vision solutions have been shipped with billions of hardware products, helping OEMs to add more values to their customers. With offices in Europe, the United States, and China, ArcSoft is committed to providing customers with high-quality products and services.

ASAM e. V.

ASAM e.V. actively promotes standardization for the development and testing of ECUs and for the validation of the entire vehicle. Together with our 400+ member companies worldwide, we develop standards that enable easy integration of tools into existing value chains and a seamless data exchange.

The ASAM OpenX® standards aim to provide a complete set of standards for simulation-based testing of automated driving functions. They cover a wide range of use cases for virtual development, including hybrid testing approaches that combine virtual and physical components.
ASAM OpenX standards are gradually becoming the industry “standard” for their respective use cases and are supported by a majority of simulation tool providers and manufacturers worldwide.

AVL Deutschland GmbH

AVL is one of the world’s leading mobility technology companies for development, simulation and testing in the automotive industry, and beyond. From ideation phase to serial production, the company covers vehicle architectures and platform solutions including the impact of new propulsion systems and energy carriers. As a global technology provider, AVL’s offerings range from simulation, virtualization and test automation for product development to ADAS/AD and vehicle software. The company combines state-of-the-art and highly scalable IT, software and technology solutions with its application know-how, thereby offering customers extensive tools in areas such as Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity or Embedded Systems.

Bertrandt AG

Through our development performance, we accelerate technological progress and make a relevant contribution to a sustainable future. We are an independent and international development service provider with long years of automotive expertise. With cross-industry know-how and a holistic understanding of systems and products, we create technological solutions at any stage of the product development process. We deal with a focus on hot topics such as digitalization, e-mobility and autonomous systems, mainly for the automotive, aerospace and mechanical engineering sectors, and consistently facilitate the development of tailored solutions in these areas. We work on this every day – with around 13,000 employees at over 50 sites worldwide.
With our many years of expertise in the field of active, passive and integral safety, we offer profound and interdisciplinary expert knowledge across the entire product life cycle. More about our services in this area under:

CARISSMA – Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt

CSI S.p.A. Automotive Division

CSI, IMQ Group Company, through its Automotive BU is a European center of excellence in the field of vehicle testing with an integrated platform of services, skills and facilities that span the entire range of new product development, from validation and regulatory and/or voluntary compliance checks to the homologation services.

The Laboratories are part of the restricted Network of the European Association Euro NCAP.

CSI is the strategic supplier of the main OEM'S, Tier1 and Tier2, operating mainly through the headquarters in Milan with testing laboratories and test tracks and its laboratories located in Trofarello (TO) industrial area.
CSI operates in the German market through his subsidiary company IMQ CSI Deutschland located in Munich.

CSI S.p.A. - V.le Lombardia 20/B |20021 Bollate (MI) | Italy
Tel. +39-02-383301

German subsidiary:
IMQ CSI Deutschland - Leopoldstraße 240 | 80807 München | Deutschland
Tel. + 49 160 99715606
Web: GmbH


EDAG Engineering GmbH

360-degree engineering for the new mobile future

Highly automated driving, connectivity, eMobility, digitalisation, connectivity and safety through to production in the smart factory – this is the future of mobility. In precisely these future fields, the EDAG Group offers extensive development competencies for the vehicle technologies of tomorrow.
The EDAG Group is the world's largest independent engineering service provider for fully integrated solutions in the automotive industry. With over 8,600 experts at 60 sites around the world, we shape and define the mobility of tomorrow in the Vehicle Engineering, Electric/Electronics and Production Solutions segments.


After more than twenty-five years, ENCOPIM has become a reference in the delivery of testing turn-key solutions.
Our high-skilled engineering team is committed to provide tailored high-tech solutions for testing needs, focusing on crash simulation, impact systems and powertrain. We work in close cooperation with our customers at every project phase: from the sales’ technical assessment to after sales service support.
Keeping an eye on the needs of every testing engineer we have acquired a deep knowledge in testing that has made our solutions evolve in continuous upgrades to englobe the most innovative features in our mechanical and control systems.

ERNST + Co Prüfmaschinen GmbH

ERNST has developed into a business with global reach and today is an established brand in the field of vehicle safety.
Crash systems according to the latest regulations, test stands for renowned car manufacturers and custom-made special testing machines:
Not only does ERNST show enthusiasm for its numerous products, we also appreciate the ideas and wishes of our customers. Single-source solutions are the result of a trusting cooperation.
ERNST offers a wide assortment of fixed barriers in order to conduct standard and special tests. These are primarily characterized by their stiffness, which guarantees a high standard of quality. Increased efficiency is our customers' number one priority. ERNST delivers the appropriate equipment for the automation of your block systems. Our products can be integrated into your crash walls at any time.
Furthermore ERNST offers a wide range of mobile barriers as well as our new multiple barrier systems which are an economic alternative to the individual crash carts, since they allow for an overlap of the various test regulations in certain areas.
Our own development and production, combined with an innovative product range, enables ERNST to address each of our customers' wishes quickly and on an individual basis. The highest production quality, outstanding handicraft skills, imagination and humanity - those are qualities you will only find at ERNST.

Fraunhofer EMI

The Ernst-Mach-Institut recognizes its task in understanding the physics of high-speed, transient processes in order to derive solutions for applications in the industry. EMI adopts interdisciplinary and comprehensive material strategies to investigate crash, impact, and shock-wave phenomena by experiment and simulation.

The solutions elaborated at EMI by experimental, computer-based and analytical methods aim at improving the security and reliability of components and structures under dynamic loads. With the utilization of the most recent research results for technical applications, their efficiency is increased – conserving resources at the same time. Thereby, society profits from optimized systems in the areas of defense, security and resilience, automotive, space, aviation and sustainability.

Humanetics Innovative Solutions Inc.

IAV GmbH Ingenieurgesellschaft Auto und Verkehr

With more than 8,000 employees, IAV is one of the world’s leading engineering partners for the automotive industry. The company has been developing innovative concepts and technologies for future vehicles for more than 35 years, and in 2020 it sold around 896 million euros. Customers worldwide include all well-known automobile manufacturers and supplier. In addition to vehicle and drive development, IAV has already entered the e-mobility and autonomous driving at an early stage and is today one of the leading development service provider in these areas. In addition to the development centers in Berlin, Gifhorn and Chemnitz/Stollberg, IAV has other locations in Munich, Sindelfingen and Ingolstadt, as well as in Europe, Asia, North and South America.


Instron GmbH, based in Darmstadt, Germany, is known for its exceptional expertise in servo-hydraulic operational load simulation for both vehicle durability and crash simulation. With over 30 years of experience in the field of passive safety, Instron GmbH is the market leader with more than 100 crash simulation systems installed, local factory-trained service, and proven long-term investment protection. In addition to the common applications such as frontal, offset, and rear impact, the active pitching simulation for frontal tests has proven to be the outstanding cutting-edge technology in the field, and Instron continues to develop best-in-class solutions for crash simulation.

IS - Imaging Solutions GmbH

IS-Imaging Solutions GmbH is a sales partner for IDT high speed camera and illumination systems as well as the XCitex (3D) evaluation software.
With more than 30 years of experience, together with our customers we develop solutions around image acquisition and processing with digital high-speed cameras in all applications of automotive, industry, research & development. From sales to project planning and realization of single systems or customer specific individual solutions up to service and support, we offer complete solutions from one source.
Camera series specially developed for the automotive sector impress with compact and ruggedized designs combined with high performance in terms of resolution, image quality and light sensitivity. All camera series are integrated in third-party software like Falcon, etc.

Kistler Instrumente GmbH

About the Kistler Group
Kistler is the global market leader for dynamic pressure, force, torque and acceleration measurement technology. Cutting-edge technologies provide the basis for Kistler's modular solutions. Customers in industry and scientific research benefit from Kistler's experience as a development partner and its unique sensor technology, enabling them to optimize their products and processes so as to secure sustainable competitive edge. Some 2,050 employees at more than 60 facilities across the globe offer individual application-specific support at the local level. In 2020, the Kistler Group posted sales of CHF 361 million, and about 9% of this figure is reinvested in research and technology.


KS ENGINEERS combines knowledge in the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics, modelling, simulation, control as well as information technology to supply test benches for the automotive and industrial engine industries.
We can claim technological leadership with regard to dynamics and precision of control. About 600 employees put into practice more than 40 years of experience and continuous R&D.
KS ENGINEERS offer perfectly customised high-end solutions in the fields of E-Mobility and combustion-engined technology for engine, drivetrain, component and complete vehicle testing.

Our services:

  • Test system KS-R2R Road to Rig for powertrain optimization in complete vehicles

  • Chassis dynamometers

  • Drivetrain test rigs KS-R2R Road to Rig

  • Engine and gearbox test benches

  • Hybrid and electric drive testing equipment

  • Battery test benches

  • Test rigs for components of engines and drivetrains, e.g. balancing shafts, clutch, starter generator, pumps, vibration dampers, brakes, etc.

  • Components for test systems like automation system, frequency converters, battery simulators and testers, conditioning devices for all media etc.

  • Planning and consultancy for complete projects comprising testing equipment and infrastructure

  • Testing Services
  • measX GmbH & Co. KG

    measX are experts for test cells and test data management with over 35 years of experience in system integration and software development. We develop custom solutions in the areas of data acquisition, testing technology, test data management and analysis systems using in research, development and production. Our customers include many global automotive OEMs and suppliers, as well as companies in the chemical, electronics and energy business.
    Approximately 50 employees working at three locations serve global customers in Germany, Europe and beyond.
    measX has been a Platinum Alliance Partner of National Instruments for many years, and is an active member in organizations such as AMA - Association for Sensors and Measurement, ASAM e.V. (Association for Standardization of Automation and Measuring Systems) and the Workgroup Data Processing Vehicle Safety (AKFZ).
    „ADAS IIT-Innovation In Test“ – a cooperation of three other companies and measX – leverages their expertises in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Sensor Fusion, Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiL), V2X communication, GNSS simulation, and data management to provide one-stop solutions for tests in development of automated driving vehicles.


    MESSRING GmbH is the world market leader for crash test technology. For more than 50 years, the company has been developing tailor-made solutions for testing active and passive safety systems in vehicles. To date, MESSRING has implemented more than 140 crash test systems for automobile manufacturers, automotive suppliers, government clients and insurance companies.
    With its subsidiary Chongqing MESSRING Technology Co., Ltd. based in China, the German equipment manufacturer has been successfully ensuring the demand in Asia since 2014.
    In 2018, MESSRING Active Safety GmbH was founded, whose core competence is the development of test systems for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems.

    Peters Engineering GmbH

    One of the central cross-sectional functions in vehicle development is passive safety. Passive safety deals with the new vehicle from the initial ideas, through development and production. Passive safety forms the basis for a functioning restraint system, for example by describing and defining deformation zones. Passive Safety start to work when Active Safety has exhausted all its possibilities.
    Our services can offer you complete development expertise, depending on which development phase you are in. We support the definition of necessary deformation paths. We help plan the necessary tests and distribute them sensibly across the development phases. We create test descriptions and analyse any data related to the project goals. We systematically get to the bottom of problems and develop solutions and measures for you.


    Photron is a trusted supplier of high-speed cameras to leading research and industrial groups around the world, for 40 years delivering quality, reliability and high-performance for the most challenging imaging applications backed up by excellent support throughout Europe and overseas.

    Photron continues to push the limits of sensor technology and camera design to deliver high light sensitivity, frame rates in excess of 2 million images per second and sub micro-second exposure durations as found in our flag ship products the FASTCAM NOVA and FASTCAM SA-Z

    The FASTCAM Mini range satisfies the need for mid-range performance in a more compact package at an affordable price.

    Our cameras are routinely integrated into systems for Digital Image Correlation (DIC) and we work with the most popular commercial suppliers of DIC systems and software.

    SBI Schreiber, Brand und Partner
    Ingenieur­gesellschaft mbH

    Promoting the way to a sustainable society, SBI is your ideal partner for innovative test benches and complex buildings for research and development.
    With the experience of 40 years of overall planning and planning of test facilities, we share with you the challenges of the future, creating innovative and sustainable solutions.
    We guide our customers through concepts, detailed designs, purchasing management, on-site management, commissioning and final acceptance to the perfect result.
    SBI combines all competences of a comprehensive overall planning under one roof and therefore offers short communication channels between the different specialists. This enables the medium-sized company to flexibly develop holistic solutions.
    Lead by Example – Sustainability is also a top priority at our location in Lampertheim. Our 2017 extended photovoltaic system has a capacity of approx. 100 Kilowatt peak and is supplemented by an energy storage with a capacity of 40 kWh. In this way, we are able to achieve a positive energy balance at our office.

    Seattle Safety LLC

    Seattle Safety leads the global market in destructive and non-destructive vehicle crash testing systems with advanced technology and a full spectrum of products and services. Headquartered in Auburn, Washington, the company began designing and supplying crash testing equipment in 1996. Since the launch of the ServoSled in 2002, Seattle Safety has been enhancing the performance of crash testing safety labs around the world across a wide range of applications that include occupant safety systems, bio-mechanical research, and vehicle structure testing. We have installed more than 110 systems to automotive, aerospace, and research institutes worldwide. Seattle Safety is dedicated to providing top-of-the-line, flexible testing solutions to improve vehicle safety, prevent occupant injury and save lives. We’re ready to support you with a complete systems approach, expert systems integration, and hands-on training.

    Our broad range of test solutions includes:

    • ServoSled Catapult Sled Systems
    • Full Vehicle Crash Barrier Labs
    • Battery test solutions
    • Dymic Pitch Simulators
    • Dynamic Yaw Simulators
    • Accessories such as camera outriggers and top plate quick-change systems

    Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

    Siemens Digital Industries Software specializes in product lifecycle management software and is a business unit of Siemens. Within it is Simcenter - a flexible, open, and scalable portfolio of the best simulation products. Simcenter Mechanical solutions enable engineers to predict the performance of 3D geometry-based designs. Simcenter Madymo is among many such solutions.
    Simcenter Madymo is an award-winning software for simulating human safety. It comprises a multi-physics solver offering the perfect balance between detail and speed. Its pre-processing and post-processing environment enables human safety-centric simulations. It also comes with validated digital crash test dummies and human body models including the Active Human Model. This acclaimed software is a worldwide standard for simulating safety-critical scenarios in transport.

    Sony Depthsensing Solutions SA/NV


    With some 600 employees, TECOSIM is a strong partner for development processes and a specialist in CAE. The internationally active group has five branches in Germany as well as its own locations in the UK, India, Japan, Romania and the US. TECOSIM provides support for customers in the transport, energy, health and industry sectors. Its engineers work on challenging tasks in simulation, design, construction, electronics and software development. The services on offer are made complete by process optimisation methods, such as the TEC|BENCH virtual benchmarking method focusing on alternative drive concepts. As a driver of innovation, TECOSIM uses trend-setting methods and provides comprehensive consultation services.

    About A2MAC1
    A2MAC1 is the world-leading provider of benchmarking solutions across the automotive industry and beyond. It is a pioneer in the analysis and transformation of data into value and a source of mission-critical insights into the market. With over 600 employees worldwide (Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States), the group’s offering is used daily by nearly 650,000 professionals across the entire automotive value chain and beyond (transportation, agriculture, appliances, etc.) since 25 years. Its unique, easy-to-use, 3D proprietary technology platform helps manufacturers optimize the design and materials of their products throughout their life cycle with a constant focus on innovation and cost and value optimization.
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    Weißer + Grießhaber GmbH

    Excellence in plastics - the world of Weißer + Grießhaber GmbH are high-precision plastic parts and assemblies. The basis is formed by excellent process planning, in-house mold construction for high-performance injection molds, high-performance materials and extremely process-reliable production.
    The components reliably perform their tasks. In powertrain applications – in form of fully injected plastic and hybrid microfilters (ESP/ABS and cooling circuit) or as optical modules for radar and distance control.
    Hybrid components, plastic lenses, gear wheels and metal substitutes by plastics are further successful technical and also economic fields of application.

    XSENSOR® Technology Corporation

    ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions

    ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is a leading manufacturer of multidimensional metrology solutions. These include coordinate measuring machines, optical and multisensor systems, microscopy systems for industrial quality assurance as well as metrology software for the automotive, aircraft, mechanical engineering, plastics and medical technology industries. ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is part of the Industrial Quality & Research segment.


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