The cooperation agreement with the NDS, a. s. company signed

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The cooperation agreement between the Institute of Informatics and the NDS, a. s. company was signed on August 30, 2016. NDS, a. s. is a company with 100% participation of SR represented by the sole shareholder (the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of SR). The aim of the company is to fulfil the goal of Program of Motorway Preparation and Construction approved by government of SR. It provides planning, preparation and construction of motorways, their maintenance and realisation of repairs. It provides construction inspection as well as services of specialized accredited laboratories. NDS is a manager as well as owner of superior road infrastructure in SR. NDS provides preparation and construction of motorways and expressways in SR according to government-approved program and ensures conditions of safety of road infrastructure, service, maintenance, repairs and modifications of infrastructure according to actual legislative. NDS serves as a manager of tunnels, its interests consist in the increase the operational safety of tunnels and it has elaborated timetable for experimental verification of simulated fires. The cooperation will be carried out in the framework of the research project Models of formation and spread of fire to increase safety of road tunnels (project no. APVV-15-0340) supported by the APVV agency.