Memorandum of collaboration between Scientific and Research Activity Consortium and TINSA Ltd.

Today, TINSA Ltd. and Scientific and Research Activity Consortium signed a Memorandum of strategic collaboration. The Memorandum was signed at Intelligent Communication Infrastructures Laboratory premises, part of the The laboratory complex of Sofia Tech Park JCS.

Main target of the memorandum is to assist laboratory activities in areas of research and development, training of young specialists who study in “Telecommunication” departments, and common applying for projects of Consortium and TINSA Ltd. The Intelligent Communication Infrastructures Laboratory is one of three similar laboratories in Europe.

Intelligent Communication Infrastructures Laboratory within the project of SofiaTech Park JCS was inaugurated in June 2016 for certification of products with safety-critical applications in rail transport according to Directive 2008/57/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 June 2008 on the interoperability of the rail system within the Community.

The laboratory has the most modern equipment to perform tests of products used in ERTMS/ETCS track-side and on-board equipment. The laboratory includes three sections:

  • Eurobalises: BTM/Antenna, Balise and LEU;
  • ETCS: on-board equipment;
  • Internet of Things.

Main activity of the laboratory is concentrated in researching, developing, testing and certifying of equipment for European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS).

The memorandum was signed by prof. Marin Hristov – president of the Consortium and assoc. prof. Nely Stoytcheva – Manager of TINSA Ltd.

The Scientific and Research Activity Consortium is engaged with managing of the Laboratory Complex of Sofia Tech Park JCS.


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