The VIRTUAL VEHICLE Research Center is an international platform for research and development in the automotive and rail industry, located in Graz/Austria.
VIRTUAL VEHICLE addresses “digital mobility” and, in particular, the vehicles of tomorrow, which should be safe, environmentally-friendly and more and more connected with its surrounding. Hence, cutting-edge research and technology development is essential, and simulation is a key opening completely new possibilities. The research center provides a close linkage of numerical simulation and experimental validation, and offers comprehensive system simulation up to the complete vehicle.
The Center’s research network is characterized by
• Over 80 international industry partners including leading OEM‘s, tier 1+2 suppliers and software vendors
• More than 40 scientific partner institutions worldwide
• More than 200 employees
VIRTUAL VEHICLE is part of the Austrian COMET K2 Program. Moreover, the Center actively engages in numerous EU funded projects (more than 30 ongoing, over 20 completed projects) and offers a broad portfolio of commissioned research and services.