The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), is an independent and internationally prominent research institute in the transport sector. The principal task is to conduct research and development related to infrastructure, traffic and transport. VTI is dedicated to the continuous development of knowledge pertaining to the transport sector, and in this way contribute actively to the attainment of the goals of Swedish transport policy.

The Institute is an assignment-based authority under the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications. The institute holds the quality management systems certificate ISO 9001 and the environmental management systems certificate ISO 14001. Certain test methods used in our labs for crash safety testing and road materials testing are also certified by Swedac. VTI has about 200 employees and is located in Linköping (head office), Stockholm, Gothenburg, Borlänge and Lund.

VTI also has extensive experience of participation in EU projects, some examples:

Coordinated by VTI: ADAS&ME, SAFEWAY2SCHOOL, ITERATE, ADSEAT, RE-ROAD, TRIMM. VTI has participated or participates on: PERSUADE, CITY-MOVE, SMART WAY, ASSET-ROAD, SARTRE, DETRA, SIMBA II eVALUE, FESTA, DELTA, DIRECT-MAT, ASSESS, FIM-CAR, EUROFOT, ECODRIVER, SMART RAIL, CONSOL, TRANSTOOLS 3, INCRIS, SAVELEC, DECOMOBIL, HFAUTO, ENDURANCE, ROSANNE, X-CYCLE, PROSPECT, NETIRAIL.