About us
An introduction to IBS


Company

The IBS Institut für Brandschutztechnik und Sicherheitsforschung is an accredited testing, inspection and certification body for fire protection in Austria and it operates in Central Europe as a notified body:

  • Fire tests for materials testing
  • Product examination and trials
  • Approval tests for technical fire protection systems
  • Assessments and reconstruction attempts for investigating fires
  • Inspections

Accreditation on the basis of the following series of European standards verifies our expertise in those areas:

EN ISO/IEC 17020
EN ISO/IEC 17025
EN ISO/IEC 17065


Management

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Josef Huber
Managing director
+43 732 7617-849
Stefanie Huemer
Assistant to the management team
+43 732 7617-849
Karin Mitter-Hopfinger
Assistant to the management team
+43 732 7617-839
Bettina Olt
Assistant to the management team
+43 732 7617-835

Divisional management

Ing. Georg Dammayr
Divisional management
Inspection of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-847
Karen Schausberger
Divisional management
Inspection of construction products
+43 664 784 38 246
Ing. Stefan Thumser
Divisional management
Research and development
+43 732 7617-700
Mag. Ing. Robert Brenner
Authorised signatory of product certification
Certification of construction products
+43 732 7617-886

Inspection Body of construction products

Maximilian Aigner
Technician
Inspection Body of construction products
+43 732 7617-855
Alexander Hirsch
Technician
Inspection Body of construction products
+43 732 7617-854
Martin Holy
Technician
Inspection Body of construction products
+43 732 7617-873
Andrea Elsebaie
Assistant
Inspection Body of construction products
+43 732 7617-845
Martina Judendorfer
Assistant
Inspection Body of construction products
+43 732 7617-837
Jaqueline Kapeller
Assistant
Inspection Body of construction products
+43 732 7617-829
Bianca Popa
Assistant
Inspection Body of construction products

Testing Lab of construction materials and components

Ralf Andexlinger
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-868
Ing. Gernot Auzinger
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-818
Ing. Roland Beck
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-885
Martin Behawetz
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-831
Manfred Eglauer
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-871
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Josef Hauder
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-816
Renato Istuk
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-831
Dipl.-Ing. Peter Kitzmüller
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-0
Dipl.-Ing. Miriam Leibetseder
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-502
Ing. Konrad Mayr
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-883
Daniel Mülleder
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-887
Martin Natschläger
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-861
Manfred Oberreiter
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-853
Andreas Rammel
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-863
Klaus Remplbauer
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-812
Manfred Schimpl
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-861
Andreas Schmidt
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-819
Kurt Stinglmair
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-852
Ing. Josef Stockinger
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-851
Dipl.-Ing. Ulrich Stöckl
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-872
Johann Zöttl
Technician
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-889
Maria Aberl
Assistant
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-834
Bettina Birngruber
Assistant
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-244
Margit Hofer
Assistant
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-330
Maria Koller
Assistant
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-831
Tanja Lehermayr
Assistant
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-879
Ramona Marschnig
Assistant
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-889
Bettina Schönecker
Assistant
Testing Lab of construction materials and components
+43 732 7617-332

Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems

Ing. Markus Arzt
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-821
Ing. Anton Grasserbauer
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-312
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-6240
Ing. Walter Hattinger
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-6112
Ing. Daniel Hinteregger
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-6412
Ing. Dominik Höllinger
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-869
Ing. Andreas Imlinger
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-353
Ing. Thomas Leidinger
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-857
Ing. Jürgen Nenning
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-892
Ing. Peter Pirker
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-6411
Arnold Pittracher
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-6214
Ing. Robert Ramböck
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-6113
Wolfgang Reichör
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-822
Tobias Voithofer
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-303
Ing. Christoph Wild
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-6513
Ing. Dieter Zeilmayr
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-326
Paul Zettl
Technician
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-823
Julia Aberger
Assistant
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-337
Heidemarie Fuchslehner
Assistant
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-313
Alexandra Holzer
Assistant
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-6211
Jaqueline Marböck
Assistant
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
Petra Neumüller
Assistant
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-830
Daniela Schmerda
Assistant
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-832
Inge Sigl
Assistant
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-6111
Alexandra Simmer
Assistant
Inspection Body of technical fire protection systems
+43 732 7617-836

Company history

1948
Inaugural general meeting of the BVS – Brandverhütungsstelle für Oö. reg. Gen.m.b.H
1956
Fire prevention body authorised to carry out material tests and issue certificates
1964
Ongoing activity of the state-authorised testing institute in its present form begins
1984
Extension of the accreditation of the testing institute to cover devices and equipment for preventative fire protection
1991
The state-authorised testing institute becomes the independent IBS-Institut für Brandschutztechnik und Sicherheitsforschung GmbH
1996
IBS becomes an accredited testing and monitoring body by order of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs
1999
Accreditation as a testing and monitoring body by the Austrian Institute of Construction Engineering (OIB) at state level, in accordance with the OÖ Bautechnikgesetz [Upper Austrian Construction Technology Act]
2012
Opening of Test Hall III with 9-meter wall testing furnace
2013
IBS is now also an accredited and notified product certification body
2015
Accreditation and notification extended in the context of Article 46 of the Construction Products Regulation

Accreditation and notification

Accreditation by the national accreditation body is formal confirmation that we comply with the requirements on qualifications and equipment that apply to us as a testing, inspection and certification body in our field.

Notification is a completely separate field. It is granted on the basis of European regulations and gives us the go-ahead to carry out tests at international level. Notification as a verification of expertise under European laws facilitates mutual legal recognition and cooperation based on trust between all notified bodies.


Partnerships and memberships

IBS Institut für Brandschutztechnik und Sicherheitsforschung is a member of numerous organisations and a part of the Certification Process Network (CP Network)a cooperation between independent testing, inspection and certification bodies with more than ten locations in Central Europe.

  • We accompany you on your route to the CE marking, together with our cooperation partners AKF ZERT GmbH and gdb LAB GmbH / gbd ZERT GmbH.
  • We carry out standardised tests and inspections for obtaining certificates for various services and products.
  • We offer you a wide range of customised services, including non-accredited services, such as training courses or structural analyses.