Functional Safety and Cyber Security Certification Body


New technologies such as industry 4.0, autonomous vehicles or next-generation robotics revolutionize mobility, manufacturing and industrial automation. They have enormous potential, but they also create substantial new risks.


As automation increasingly takes its place in industry, especially high-risk industry, it is often blamed for causing harm and increasing the chance of human error when failures occur. I propose that the problem is not the presence of automation, but rather its inappropriate design….

Norman, D. A. (1990). The “problem” of automation

Our goal is your safe and secure products and processes

We are your certification and inspection partner, and

we share our know-how by training your staff.

Unconditional reliability and Swiss quality guaranteed

Assessments, Confirmation Reviews and Inspections of

Product Designs or Processes

Get a current status of your product development or process with respect to safety or security targets. Use our results to demonstrate to your clients a robust achievement of your safety or security goals without disclosing any IP.

Have confirmation reviews and assessments done with the highest level of independence and reliability

Get a gap analysis early on in the conceptual stagesof your design to provide you assurance on processes and concepts.

 Product Certifications 

Type Approvals for CE conformity

Demonstrate compliance with functional safety and cyber security standards, regulations and applicable law.

Minimize your product liability risks and stand out from the crowd with superior quality.

Get a type approval for your critical equipment or machinery to place your product in the EU market.

Ensure that your AI based system or application does comply with fairness, robustness, transparency, autonomy, privacy and security requirements

TrainingCertification of 

Engineers and Managers

Train your staff on essential safety, cyber security and artificial intelligence standards, processes and regulations with learning results verified. The essential know-how for your teams to develop safe and secure systems first time right.

Railway ISA

Our engagement as ISA (Independent Safety Assessor) will be a pre-requisite for the approval by the national railway authority. CertX may inspect or certify your product according to the prevailing railway standards .


Management Systems and Processes

to ensure that applicable safety and cyber security standards and regulations are being incorporated into the quality management systems of the company and applied in the daily work corporate-wide.

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    Last blog posts

    Read our latest blog posts about CertX.

    On the Highway to Compliance: Decoding Cybersecurity Standards in the Automotive Industry

    by | Sep 21, 2023 | Automotive,Cybersecurity | 0 Comments

    Cybersecurity is a major topic in the automotive industry. However, for newcomers in the cybersecurity world, it is not easy to understand how to integrate it as...

    How to calculate hardware reliability in cross-domain applications

    by | Sep 4, 2023 | Automotive,Functional Safety | 0 Comments

    Introduction Reliability is a critical aspect of ensuring the safety and functionality of complex systems in various industries, including automotive and industrial...

    High-Risk AI Systems and Safety Measures: An Overview of The EU AI Act

    by | Sep 3, 2023 | AI | 0 Comments

    The EU AI Act is designed to promote the development of human-centric and trustworthy AI while safeguarding public interests such as health, safety, fundamental rights,...

    Software Update for Road Vehicles – Ep.3 – Focus on vehicle requirements (RXsWIN & VTA)

    by | Jun 22, 2023 | Automotive,Cybersecurity | 0 Comments

    The first two episodes of this miniseries provide an overview of the new UN ECE R156 regulation, the related standard ISO 24089, and their management level...

    Fostering Robust AI: Understanding Its Importance and Navigating the EU Artificial Intelligence Act

    by | Jun 12, 2023 | AI | 0 Comments

    Robustness in Artificial Intelligence systems, defined as the ability to maintain performance under various perturbations and adversarial inputs, is a critical aspect...

    Data Quality and AI Trustworthiness

    by | May 14, 2023 | AI | 0 Comments

    In the evolving landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI), trustworthiness and safety emerge as key concerns. As AI systems increasingly permeate our lives, they must...

    EU AI Act: What to Expect and How To React?

    by | Apr 28, 2023 | AI | 0 Comments

    The EU AI Act, a landmark AI regulation in the European Union, establishes a comprehensive legal framework for AI systems to ensure their safe development,...

    Operational Design Domains: A Comprehensive Approach to Regulate General Purpose AI Systems in the EU

    by | Apr 21, 2023 | AI | 0 Comments

    The European Union Artificial Intelligence Act presents an opportunity to develop comprehensive regulations for General Purpose Artificial Intelligence systems....

    Cyber Security for Road Vehicles – EP.4 – UN ECE R155 from CSMS to Vehicle Type Approval (VTA)

    by | Mar 8, 2023 | Automotive,Cybersecurity | 0 Comments

    This article is the fourth and last episode of a blog series covering cyber security trends and best practices to be addressed by automotive stakeholders for...

    Software Update for Road Vehicles – Ep.2 – Focus on Software Update Management Systems (SUMS)

    by | Jan 23, 2023 | Automotive,Cybersecurity | 0 Comments

    The first episode of this miniseries put an overview of the new UN ECE R156 regulation and related standard ISO 24089. This episode will focus on the management systems...

    Swiss Quality

    Located centrally in Switzerland and centrally in Europe. A local network of experienced experts as well as close to world class research. Swiss quality; innovation focussed. A toolset well established and applied. See our customer testimonials below or ask us for further references

    “The ISO26262 is a key topic for Kalray, pioneer of processors for intelligent systems, such as autonomous vehicles.
    The CertX experts, led by Mr. Amin Amini, worked closely with the Kalray team to rapidly build a consistent framework meeting the requirements of ISO 26262.
    The high quality of the CertX services has efficiently updated the Kalray team to the latest version of the ISO 26262:2018 and SOTIF standards.

    Gerard Morin, Kalray SA

    “CertX has exceeded our expectations in the very complex field of cybersecurity. We gratefully acknowledge their commitment in improving security standards for the mobility sector”

    Valentino Scarcia, ITS Project Manager, Swiss Confederation, FEDRO


    “Nachdem die Functional Safety Red Belt Schulung von CertX in unserer internen Schulungsauswertung mit Bestnoten hervorstach, konnte ich mich persönlich davon überzeugen, dass:

    • die Trainer von CertX mit grosser Motivation und Kompetenz unterrichten,
    • die Unterlagen praktische Umsetzungsbeispiele enthalten, und
    • die Prüfungen ohne Zeitdruck das erlernte Wissen bewerten.

    Dr. Robert Fritsch, Head of Safety & Security Office, Brusa


    We see ourselves as a development partner, engineering service provider and series supplier for mobile and stationary energy storage systems. Our core competence lies in the development of battery management systems and complete system solutions for lithium-ion batteries according to the highest safety standards ISO 26262.”

     Futavis GmbH