Research for traffic and vehicle safety

SAFER Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre at Chalmers is a joint research unit using competence from 26 partners from the academy, society and the industry. SAFER provides excellent multi-disciplinary research and collaboration to eliminate fatalities and serious injuries, making Swedish society, academy and industry a world leader in vehicle and traffic safety.

Research at SAFER spans a broad base, covering several disciplines and encompassing both traffic and vehicle safety in real environments. The centre’s activities engage the very elite in the field of traffic safety, and the results contribute to increasing the competitive advantages of the centre’s partner companies and organisations.

Chalmers University of Technology hosts the centre and VINNOVA is the main funder. By using the multidisciplinary scientific competence available within the centre, we will make it a hub for excellence within the field of vehicle safety.

Last modified: June 26, 2014
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“In certain areas, the SAFER partners are already respected internationally for excellence within the field of vehicle safety. By creating SAFER, all involved enhance their ability to further develop safety technologies for the future.”

Jan-Eric Sundgren, Senior Vice President, Volvo Group


European Road Safety Charter

SAFER - PO Box 8077 - SE-402 78 Gothenburg, Sweden - Phone: +46 (0)31- 764 7000 - E-mail: safer at chalmers dot se