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About Cranfield Impact Centre

A leader in the field of impact and safety structures

Cranfield Impact Centre (CIC) is an internationally respected facility with expertise in vehicle crashworthiness and occupant simulation. CIC conducts leading research that provides highly effective solutions to our customers’ requirements.

CIC is a leader in the field of impact and safety of structures

Physical impact testing and computer modelling complement each other at CIC and we are in a unique position to offer both services independently or in conjunction. We can access impact analysis for a variety of structures such as restraint systems, seats and F1 vehicles through physical and virtual testing techniques.

Our state of the art testing laboratories feature a range of test rigs for both static and dynamic testing of structures. Test can be carried out for certification or research purposes.

CIC is an FIA approved test house for crash and static tests. CIC is also an approved consultancy by the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) for both EC Regulation R66 coach rollover Type Approval and R80.

CIC is renowned for its service excellence and confidentiality. Our highly skilled, professional engineering team will ensure your testing requirements are supported throughout the project with client focus leading our priorities.


Cranfield Impact Centre

Cranfield Impact Centre, Building 56, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1234 754060
Test Lab: +44 (0)1234 754390