The Institute of Transport and Communications started its activities in March 1993 as an Independent Consultancy Formation and at the end of 1993 it was transformed in Institute of Transport and Communications ITC. It is registered at the Sofia City Court as a limited liability company by Resolution No. 13909, dd. 07.01.1994, published in State Gazette No. 56, dd. 20.06.1995.
This is the first private institute in Bulgaria (with no state shares) in this field. The Institute is registered in the Central Phare Consultancy Register under the number BUL-19275. Since May 2009 the Dutch consulting company PANTEIA B.V. has become a minority shareholder of ITC. This provides for further extension of experts’ network and ITC is in position to offer its clients over 50 experts in different fields with significant professional and international experience. Since its establishment ITC experts have participated in elaboration of over 65 projects in different transport related areas.
The Institute of Transport and Communication VAT number is BG 831144533 and its unique identification code is 831144533. ITC is structured following contemporary models for organisation and management of similar institutes in Europe and USA. Its permanent staff consists of a small number of experts acting as business communicators and project managers. Their professional qualification comprises theoretical knowledge, practical experience, and high level of language and computer skills. The company collaborates with wide network of external experts. The flexible organisational structure makes possible various specialists to be involved in ITC projects and studies depending on the specific assignment needs.
In Projects development, ITC makes use of modern software products such as PTV package for transportation modelling and planning, the GIS system MapInfo Pro and others.
Institute of Transport and Communication has developed and introduced Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008 since 1st of May 2010. After successful re-certification audit conducted on 11.07.2016, the auditors team concluded that the ITC has established and maintained Quality Management System in line with the requirements of the standards ISO 9001:2015.