About us

What do we do?

Rapita Systems provides on-target software verification tools and services globally to the embedded aerospace and automotive electronics industries. Our solutions help to increase software quality, deliver evidence to meet safety and certification objectives and reduce project costs.

As of April 2016, Rapita is a Danlaw company.

Dr. Guillem Bernat is the CEO and a founder of Rapita Systems. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the Universitat de les Illes Balears in Spain in 1998 and then took a lecturing position...

Dr. Ian Broster is the General Manager and founder of Rapita Systems. His mix of technical and commercial ability has helped to grow Rapita from its early stages to the international brand it is...

Dr. Antoine Colin is a founder of Rapita Systems and is the head of its Products and Services division. He earned his PhD in 2003 at the Real-time Systems group of the University of...


Here is a selection of Rapita customers from the avionics, automotive electronics and space industries. Their requirements vary, from embedded engineers working on DO-178B/C and ISO 26262 projects where WCET (worst-case execution time) must be determined, to engineers working on DO-178B/C and ISO 26262 projects seeking to establish coverage levels up to MC/DC with the least amount of effort and in the shortest amount of time. All are currently using or have used our tools to reduce the cost of measuring, optimizing and verifying the timing performance and test effectiveness of critical real-time embedded systems.

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RVS is available directly from Rapita Systems and through our world-wide network of distributors. They have many years of experience in the embedded software market and can advise you on the best solution for your embedded system.

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Rapita Systems partners with leading technology companies in the embedded systems market to give developers integrated solutions that meet the needs of the next generation of advanced real-time embedded applications.

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Research Projects

Rapita Systems has a leading role in research projects which are developing the embedded real-time systems of the future. The projects involve collaborating with European industrial and academic partners who rely on our on-target verification tools to inform the development of aerospace and automotive electronics systems, particularly in the areas of multicore, DO-178B/C and ISO 26262. Funding is provided by the European Union through the ARTEMIS Joint Undertaking Programme and the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).

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Rapita Systems is always keen to hear from talented people looking to join our company

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