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Facts and Figures

BASt - Research institute in the department of the Federal Ministry of Transport

Mission: To improve safety, environmental compatibility, economic efficiency and performance of roads.

Founded: 1951 in Cologne

Location: since 1983 in Bergisch Gladbach

Employees: around 400

Budget: approximately 47 million euros per year

Organisation: 5 technical departments with a total of 27 sections as well as testing laboratory for road equipment and calibration laboratory for sensors, a department for strategic IT management, a central department and a staff unit for press and communication.


Research: Annual processing of around 200 own research projects as well as supervision of approximately 300 research projects carried out by external scientists.

Testing, certification, approval and recognition activities in the field of road traffic: 33 assessments per year in the field of driving licences.

Accompaniment of the introduction of national, European and international legislative and harmonisation procedures: Participation in around 750 national and international committees.

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