General information


The Institute Mihailo Pupin (IMP) is a leading Serbian R&D institution in information and communication technologies, the largest and the oldest in the whole Southeastern Europe. At IMP projects of critical national importance have been conducted, combining systems engineering and information technology to develop innovative solutions in the area of automation and control, telecommunications and computer networks, knowledge and content technologies and applications, e-government, e-business, e-learning, etc. The IMP is also the most successful Serbian institute when it comes to internationally funded research.

Moreover, the IMP is a showcase and the best practice example of successful bridging of academia and industry. The background of our success lies in adequate organizational support to technology transfer, well-defined technology transfer chain, reinforced by ISO standardization and plethora of home-made, innovative technology intelligence and transfer tools.

The organizational structure and research priorities are selected having in mind the latest research trends in this area (science push), the needs of the market (market pull) and the feasibility of successful commercialization of the research results. As a consequence, more than 90% of Institute’s annual turnover is acquired via successful transfer of our innovative technologies, products and services to industry and public sector, in Serbia and abroad.

IMP is also offering a spectrum of ICT solutions in the following product programs:

  • Process Control Program – Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and SCADA systems (hardware & software) optimized for large and geographically distributed utility systems: for thermal-, hydro- and photovoltaic- power plants management; for managing power transmission and distribution network; for BMS in complex objects (airports, convention centres, administrative buildings);  monitoring and control in process industries.
  • Information Systems, DMS, DSS – ERP systems;  DMS systems; DSS systems in finance, ecology, diagnostics, energy efficiency, emergency management; GIS and spatial DSS; Internet portals; E-government applications; Semantic Web, Linked Data Web; Big data analytics.
  • Traffic Control – Intelligent transportation systems; Tunnel management;  Parking systems and access control; Toll collection; Railway equipment (communication systems, electronic railway crossing, axle counters, black boxes for locomotives, etc.).
  • Access control and video surveillance – CCTV surveillance; Objects access control: parking lots, garages, protected, objects, companies…); Real-time license plate recognition.
  • Telecommunications –  Equipment for data transmission; Devices for speech and data transmission over high voltage power lines; Devices for voice processing, recording, compaction and analysis; Special purpose telecommunication networks design; Ad-hoc and meshed networks design; Signal and image processing systems using DSP technology; Design and production of various embedded systems.
  • Special purpose systems – Flight, tank, submarine and anti-aircraft guns simulators; Air War Gaming System; Radar systems; ESM systems; Unmanned aerial vehicle ground station; Ballistic analyzer..
  • Services – Software applications development and maintenance; Hardware and firmware development; System design and integration; Infrastructure and networking; Consulting; Training and technical supports.

Leveraging an outstanding product & service portfolio, IMP presents a reliable ally in your quest for technical solutions to improve your competitiveness.