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A testing institute -

one competence center one contact person 

VA-tgm sees itself as your reliable contact in all aspects of product approval.  We support you in fulfilling all normative and legal requirements and are at your side for all kinds of questions.


You can count on us!



Because of our  Accreditation according to 

EN / ISO / IEC 17025, we are your right test center for almost every test mark.


Do you need a cooperation partner for your research project or would you like to participate in a research project?

Fields of competence


Due to our accreditation according to EN / ISO / IEC 17020, we are authorized to inspect products and production plants with regard to normative and legal requirements.


Whether questions in the development phase,

CE consulting, training or workshops for your employees in individual areas of testing ...

The state research institute TGM in numbers


founding year


Orders 2020


Total orders


Normscope total



and building physics

Machine being


Electrical engineering
and electronics


Plastic and environmental technology


Heating and ventilation  


No matter what area of life - safety must come first!

One step ahead


You can't catch up with experience.
The state research institute TGM was founded in 1887. Accordingly, we have been at your side as a competent partner in all questions relating to testing and inspection for over 120 years.

Our experts in the individual departments receive further training by participating in national and international standards committees and training courses.


Connected to tradition - committed to progress


Der Tradition verbunden - dem Fortschritt verpflichtet

We are a practice-oriented, accredited  Testing institute and have the necessary infrastructure, the premises and the technical expertise to be able to carry out your orders at the highest technical level.

Prüfung eines Zuges

The personal level with our customers is another important concern of ours. We will not leave you standing in the rain...

Elektrotechnische Prüfung
Unser Versprechen

A special, appreciative collaboration

You have been the most important part of our company for over 120 years. We are aware that we cannot work successfully without customers.


We would like to express this awareness in the form of appreciation and respect. In the event that a nonconformity is found, your order will not be immediately closed as negative. 

We will inform you of the problem in detail. It is of course not a problem if the product is subsequently improved in order to achieve a positive result ...


Time as an important factor

It is clear to us that time plays a very special role for you. For this reason, we would like to coordinate with you very precisely.


Submit your request during the development phase! This has the advantage that we can also advise you on sensitive issues and can view and assess your certificates, circuit diagrams and data sheets in advance.

If you are in a particularly hurry, prioritized processing of your order is also no problem ...

Knowledge as the key

As the largest research institute in Austria, we have a pool of experts in almost every subject area.

Our employees participate in national and international standards committees and thus make a significant contribution to the creation of standards.

We not only know how something has to be checked, but also why ... 

Knowledge transfer as an educational tool

It is important to us to pass on our technical expertise.  

We are happy to offer training courses in the field of testing for your individual priorities.


Of course, graduates of the Technological Trade Museum also benefit from our knowledge pool. We are in constant knowledge transfer between school and research institute ...



Your request

Make the request for your project today. We look forward to you!


Jägerstrasse 71, 1200 Vienna, Austria

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Tel: 01 33 126 434

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