2019-09-16 , 13:00–15:00 Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

On Monday, 16 September 2019, the annual meeting of the German-Brazilian AG Quality Infrastructure will take place in Natal. Under the leadership of Director-General Stefan Schnorr from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and Deputy Minister Carlos da Costa from the Brazilian Ministry of Economy (ME), representatives of industry and experts from both countries will meet to jointly adopt a work plan for further cooperation in quality infrastructure.

2019-08-30 , 14:00–16:00 São Paulo

The Global Project Quality Infrastructure invites stakeholders from German companies in Brazil for a workshop that will take place in the premises of the German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo.

2019-06-18 Auditorium, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Berlin

On 18 June, stakeholders of the German industry and QI landscape will have the opportunity to discuss future cooperation topics for the bilateral dialogues with Brazil and Mexico.

2019-06-17 , 18:00 The Claridges (Viceregal), New Delhi

We are delighted to invite you to participate in the event “Drive Forward Together: Indo–German Cooperation in the Automotive Sector”. Representatives from the German Embassy in New Delhi and the Indian Ministry for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution will officially launch the publication “Automobile and Component Exports to India: Overview of technical market access challenges for the German automotive industry in India”. The publication provides information to industry and private organisations from India and Germany on the regulatory landscape in India concerning the automotive sector. The publication also provides recommendations and way forward in key areas of technical market access for German automotive manufacturers. Electric mobility especially standards and regulations, which is of growing importance for India’s future transportation system will be another highlight of the event.

2019-05-29 , 13:30–16:30 GIZ Office, A2 Safdarjung Enclave, 110029 New Delhi

We are pleased to invite you to an expert exchange on data protection certification and the collaboration between India and Germany. We are looking forward to Dr Ilona M. Pawlowska, Project Head for Data Protection at the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) giving an overview of data protection certification in the context of the GDPR and the status of implementation in Germany (by video conferencing). Based on her presentation, participants will have the opportunity to discuss the next steps for a closer collaboration between India and Germany.

2019-05-19–2019-05-23 Xiamen

The 8th Annual Meeting of the Sino-German Standardisation Cooperation Commission (SGSCC) will take place between May 19-23 2019 in Xiamen, People´s Republic of China under the leadership of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the Standardisation Administration of China (SAC).

2019-05-16 , 12:30–16:30 Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, India

The rapid spread of networked products and devices – or Internet of Things (IoT) devices – puts cyber security at the centre of attention across sectors. From manufacturing, healthcare, smart home to interconnected vehicles, cyber security solutions are needed that prevent negative impacts for people’s health and privacy, business activities, the environment, and national security. Given the international relevance of IoT device security, India and Germany collaborate on effective responses by the public and private sectors.

2019-01-17–2019-01-18 Berlin

The 6th Annual Meeting of the Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure took place on 17th and 18th of January 2019 in Berlin. Participants of the meeting received an update on the achievements of the Working Group in 2018 and discussed cooperation topics and goals for 2019. The Indian delegation was led by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distributions and involved the Ministry of Heavy Industries and the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).

2018-12-05 , 10:00–13:00 Sheraton, New Delhi

We are delighted to invite you to participate in the event “Making Safe Machines a Standard: Insights from Germany and India”. As part of the event, a new publication entitled "Making Safe Machines a Standard in India" will be officially launched.

2018-12-04 , 18:00 Le Méridien Windsor Place, New Delhi

We are delighted to invite you to participate in the event “Quality Connects: Perspectives on Economic Cooperation between India and Germany”. Representatives from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the Indian Ministry for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution will officially launch the publication “Overview of India’s Quality Infrastructure”.

2018-12-04 , 10:00–15:30 Le Méridien, New Delhi

The workshop on Market Surveillance provides an opportunity for exchange between German and Indian regulators on well-established market surveillance practices in the European Union and Germany.

2018-11-21–2018-11-22 Beijing

Second meeting in 2018 between the German and Chinese experts of the Sub-Working-Group Intelligent Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 of the German-Chinese Standardization Commission (DCKN).


2018-11-19–2018-11-20 Beijing

The second Symposium on Smart Manufacturing and Networking of the Manufacturing Processes in Beijing will discuss challenges and opportunities for Sino-German cooperation in the field of smart manufacturing / industry 4.0  with stakeholders from business, politics and science.

2018-11-13 Delhi

Expert exchange with representatives of the Indian government and the German industry on Indian regulations in the field of machinery safety.

2018-11-01 , 09:00–17:00 Beijing. New China International Exhibition Center (NCIEC)

In several expert talks, Chinese experts will provide information on new sustainable product certification and factory evaluation standards for sustainable manufacturing. The presentations focus on the construction industry. Furthermore, short Q&A-sessions offer the opportunity to get into direct contact with the experts

2018-10-26–2018-10-28 Haikou

As part of the 84th International Forum on China Reform, the Global Project Quality Infrastructure (GPQI) will hold a presentation on the German system of standardisation.

2018-10-16 Shanghai

Erstes Arbeitstreffen der deutsch-chinesischen Experten zur gemeinsamen Bearbeitung des Use Cases zur IT-Sicherheit.

2018-10-13–2018-10-15 Nanjing

Die Länderkomponente China des GPQI richtet als Co-Organisator gemeinsam mit dem Chinesischen Institut für elektronische Normung (CESI) das Sub-Forum für Standardisierung aus.

2018-09-13 Fuzhou

Gemeinsame Veranstaltung zwischen GPQI und dem Nationalen Amt für Medizinprodukte (NMPA) China zum Thema Marktüberwachung von Medizingeräten anlässlich des China International Medical Device Regulatory Forum (CIMDR).