The group


The group

We are an independent third party assessing the fire performance of products, systems or constructions.

Based on 70 years of experience, Efectis is assessing the fire performance of your products, systems or entire projects, whatever the domain (nuclear, transportation, residential dwellings, infrastructure, tunnels, industrial process and storage or offices), whatever the performance (fire resistance, reaction to fire, extinguishing systems, equipment , etc.).

Efectis is continuously expanding its worldwide recognized services. Always looking for partnerships, hiring talent and acquiring new competences in fire safety.

In our words: “A great company for great careers”.

Facts and figures

companies dedicated to fire science: Efectis France, Efectis Nederland, Efectis Era Avrasya, Efectis Uk/Ireland

More than 240 employees at 16 sites, including 6 laboratories

Recognized as official testing institutes for more than 70 years

Around 2900 fire tests done in 2019

Turnover: more than € 30 million in 2019

14 furnaces, 3 mobile furnaces and 28 installations for reaction to fire testing

Over 800 accredited standards within the Efectis Group

Founding members of EGOLF, the European Group of Official Laboratories for Fire Testing

Efectis is strongly active in regulation and standardization works, at national European and International level.

Our history

jANUARY 2004

CTICM and TNO create Efectis Grouping. The aim is to organize a laboratory network to provide high-quality services to clients.


Efectis Nederland and Efectis France are created. They replace TNO and CTICM in Efectis Grouping.


Creation of Efectis Group, comprising Efectis France and Efectis Nederland.


The certification department of CTICM becomes a member of Efectis Grouping.


Efectis create Efectis Ibérica and is represented in Madrid (Spain).


Era (Turkey) and Efectis sign an MOU for the creation of the first fire resistance and reaction to fire testing laboratory in Turkey.

APRIL 2011

Efectis branding is developed and promoted exclusively by Efectis Group.

MAY 2011

Era and Efectis create the company Efectis Era Avrasya (Turkey) based in Gebze, near Istanbul.


Efectis France opens a second laboratory, in Les Avenières, near Lyon.

MARCH 2013

Incorporation of Efectis Outlabs

JUNE 2013

Efectis Nederland moves to a new laboratory in Bleiswijk, near The Hague.

July 2017

University of Ulster and Efectis create the company Efectis UK/Ireland.

october 2017

Efectis Era Avrasya moves to its new location in Dilovasi, Kocaeli for developing its activity.

january 2018

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and Efectis Group signed a MoU in order to jointly support sustainable fire safety and fire research in society.

april 2019

Efectis opens office in London.

Recent references

Study of fire behaviour of building facades

Study of fire behaviour of building facades

Fire tests for concrete tunnel floorings of Istanbul strait road tube

Fire tests for concrete tunnel floorings of Istanbul strait road tube