The Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung IGD in Darmstadt as well as its branch in Rostock are certified according to DIN ISO 9001:2008 by DQS GmbH, Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Zertifizierung von Managementsystemen.
Research in the Fraunhofer IGD is always oriented along the goals of the institute, the guidelines of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, as well as internal quality rules which are to guarantee a constant quality of our work, even growing whenever possible. Since 2005, all these guideline have been harmonized and integrated in the »Qualitätsmanagement-Handbuch IGD«.
We have established and are constantly improving a comprehensive quality management for our institute. What we have achieved is a harmonization and in the long run simplification of internal processes accompanied by the assurance and enhancement of the quality of our research and development results. At the same time we document and visualize our quality management efforts to the public.
The Certificate for quality management according to DIN ISO 9001:2008 issued by DQS GmbH on December 16, 2014 is valid until December 15, 2017.
The recertification audit planned for November 2017 had to be postponed at short notice for health reasons of the auditor. The audit is now scheduled for early February 2018. Therefore, until the new certificate is issued, IGD does not have a valid certificate.