Functional Safety

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As vehicles become increasingly complex, connected and automated, the need for robust functional safety is vital.

We’re trusted, independent experts in this sector. And we’re active members of development groups for key safety standards. So, we understand developing a new vehicle always involves challenges. That’s why we take a risk-managed approach to safety across the whole functional safety lifecycle. And, as SOTIF moves into higher levels of driving automation, we’re applying the same approach to the  solutions that we offer.  

How we can help

Using our expertise and experience, we’ll work with you to minimise hazards and develop the vehicle system safety case.

We can even look at hardware and software component details, and support process development, audit and assessment too. And by using the right tools, we can cascade any changes quickly and efficiently through the whole process, helping you stay on time and traceable. In short, we’ll support you in minimising risk, while maximising performance and functionality to meet your specific requirements.

Safety standards we can help you with:
  • ISO 26262 – Functional safety
  • ISO 21448 – Safety of the intended functionality
  • ISO/PAS 8800 – Safety and artificial intelligence
  • ISO 5083 –Safety for automated driving systems — Design, verification and validation
  • IEC 61508 – Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems
  • ISO 13849 – Safety-related parts of control systems

Vehicle Resilience Testing

Our Vehicle Resilience (VRES) capability integrates Cybersecurity, Electromagnetic Resilience, and Functional Safety, ensuring safe, secure, and connected automotive products. With a multidisciplinary team, cutting-edge equipment, and 14 state-of-the-art facilities, we offer proactive design, remedial engineering, and robust assurance frameworks. Our services adhere to evolving industry standards like ISO/SAE 21434 and SAE J3061, addressing the growing importance of cybersecurity in connected and automated vehicles.

Automotive Training Courses Delivered by Technical Experts

Every course we offer is delivered by professionally qualified automotive industry specialists, putting the next generation of engineering talent in touch with experts accustomed to the highest standards of vehicle research and development. New open-access and bespoke courses become available regularly, so if you’re not quite sure which course best suits you or your workforce, please contact us.

Skills Training

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