The Galileo Center for safety critical applications, certifications and services is named after the famous German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauß and is the leading service provider for the certification of satellite navigation and positioning applications in Germany.

GAUSS combines the competences of the second largest research airport in Europe, making for an attractive offer to Industry and Research in Braunschweig.


The initiative holistically accompanies its clients through the entire value added chain from consultancy about certification and licensing to advanced training and qualification.


Around nine partnered institutions are involved in GAUSS with the aim of combining their knowledge and providing one single service to the client. The GAUSS organisation takes care of client relations and coordinates individual “all-in-solutions” with clients and partners. Through the collaboration within GAUSS, quality standards are set by the partners for the benefit of the client.