iRAP’s protocols and models applied in Europe and worldwide benefit from the evidence-based research undertaken by the world’s leading road safety research experts. iRAP Centres of Excellence are peak organisations that have a demonstrated excellence in road safety engineering and are focused on activities for the public good. The establishment of RAP Centres of Excellence is designed to focus expertise, ownership and leadership for the programmes at a technical level.
iRAP currently has 11 Centres of Excellence including three in Europe:
Being an iRAP Centre of Excellence is an opportunity offered to only a select few research institutions. Centres of Excellence are selected by the iRAP Executive for their calibre, recognized global status and relevance. There are no fees associated with being an iRAP Centre of Excellence.