Our research organisation deals with independent research, development and testing of railway vehicles, their parts and other components from the area of transport engineering. The company also offers advisory and consultancy service in these areas.These activities are performed by a team of highly qualified and experienced in-house experts applying the most up-to-date methods, procedures and equipment.We cooperate with both domestic and foreign partners in terms of realization of independent research. Both domestic and foreign manufacturers of railway rolling stock and transport technology, repair plants, infrastructure administrators and operators are our clients in terms of advisory and consulting activities.The organisation follows the tradition of the Ringhoffer works in Prague and contributes to a number of major projects with practical applicability in practice. Products actively developed and launched by the VÚKV a.s. or with the company contribution, can be encountered not only in the Czech Republic but also in many countries of the world.In 2021, VÚKV a.s. completed the implementation of the project "Expansion of the research and development infrastructure of VÚKV a.s." under the "Operational Programme Enterprise and Innovations for Competitiveness - Potential", which aims to strengthen research and development, introduce new technologies in testing of rolling stock and its components, together with improving the working conditions of the testing laboratory. This project received financial support from the European Union.The goal of our research organisation is to offer complex project solutions up to the best current technological standards with satisfied customers and users at the end of the chain.