The First Swiss Certification Body for Functional Safety and Cyber Security
accredited by the Swiss Accreditation Service (SAS)
for the certification of products and processes demonstrating the adherence to the highest standards for quality, impartiality and confidentiality.
Please find here the link to the official SAS registry.
Swiss DNA and Quality – Innovations at heart, pragmatic in style and close to you
Experts in Functional Safety and Cyber Security
Co-Writers of the Standards for the Future Automated Systems
More than just applying rules – We create the future ones!
We are the Swiss delegates for the future standards:
- ISO 21448 ( SOTIF – Safety of the Intended Function for autonomous vehicles)
- Member of the technical committee TC65 covering IEC 61508 & IEC 62443
Our board members and directors
Director and Deputy CEO, Amin Amini
Director, Prof. Dr. Jean-Phillip Bacher
HEIA-FR technology transfer manager, leading the institute of applied research in energy systems. Technical background and experience in mechanical engineering, automation and robotics. Current R&D activities in the field of smart building and cities in the context of the energy transition. Holds Doctorate in technical sciences from EPFL.
Chairman of the board of directors, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Berns
Senior engineer, director of ROSAS, managing director and company owner with more than 35 years experience in systems and safety engineering in aviation (engines, aircrafts), space, power generation (power plants, gas turbines, wind turbines), rail systems, automotive and machinery. Graduated from the Technical University of Munich in aerospace engineering, holds doctorate in engineering
Director, Prof. Jacques Bersier
Deputy director and R&D director of the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, school member of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland. Member of the EUR-ACE label committee, representing the Swiss Agency of Accreditation and Quality Assurance (AAQ). International expert at CTI France.
Director and chairman of the advisory board, Hanspeter Ischi
Former head of the Swiss Accreditation Service SAS, after retirement providing consultation and training in organisational development and conformity assessment in Asia and Europe.
CEO, Jens Henkner
Director, Thierry Lassus
Charismatic entrepreneurial leader with high-energy personality, Thierry has 20 year of railway industry experience and he’s today CEO of ABB Sécheron SA in Geneva. In addition he is also heading the transportation segment for ABB including rail, land, marine and airborne transportation
Our Partners and Network
Partner of ARM's Functional Safety Partnership Program
ARM is a global semiconductor and software design company, with its global headquarters in Cambridgeshire, in the United Kingdom. Arm’s Functional Safety Partnership Program brings together partners in Arm’s broad ecosystem who specialize in the area of functional safety and can reliably support customers with industry-leading functional safety services, tools and training.
Founding Member of the Drone Industry Association Switzerland (DIAS)
You are looking for partners, products or services around drones? Please see the LinkedIn Page to find out more about DIAS and its members.
Partner of the USAI network
CertX is a partner of the network for Unmanned Systems for Autonomous Inspection to assist in the realisation of technologies and products promoting safe and secure artificial intelligence applications.
Partner of Etteplan's roadmap for cyber security certifications and trainings
Etteplan provides solutions for industrial equipment and plant engineering, software and embedded, and technical documentation to the world’s leading companies in the manufacturing industry.
CertX is Etteplan’s partner in IEC62443 trainings and in accredited certification of processes and products.
See the press release here
Partner in the European project “AWARD”
CertX is partner in the European project “AWARD” to autonomize heavy-vehicles for logistics operations. The project will develop and enable a safe autonomous transportation system in a wide range of real-life use cases in a variety of different scenarios.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101006817.
We perform our services in favour of our clients, while we maintain a high impartiality, objectivity and credibility.
We will provide services with an excellent performance and quality to our clients which shall be supported by reliable and knowledgeable experts and comprehensive evaluations and inspections of their products, personnel or management systems.
CertX certified products are supposed to fully confirm with and shall meet the highest standards of the respective functional safety and cybersecurity requirements.
CertX certified personnel shall have demonstrated best knowledge and practice within the fields of the trained and certified standards.
CertX certifications of management systems shall demonstrate compliance with the relevant management standards and are effective to support the respective organization in achieving their objectives.
All clients have access to our services independent of their size, financial or any other conditions. We perform our services in a non-discriminatory way. All applicants fulfilling the specific certification criteria will get a certification.
All the information received from clients or by third parties will be treated fully confidential.
Swiss made in Fribourg
Located very centrally in Switzerland with proximity to key business partners. Access to experienced auditors as well as close to world class research. Swiss DNA – Quality & Innovation Focussed. A toolset well established and applied