The Permanent Working Group of Quality Representatives is the central advisory board on issues of quality management within DLR. Chairperson is the DLR Quality Management Representative. Together with the Quality Representatives of the institutes and establishments she is responsible for the implementation of activities agreed with the Quality Board. The Permanent Working Group of Quality Representatives is the base for the strategic development of the basic DLR management system. All institutes and establishments should be ready for certification by end of 2013 in order to enhance DLRs competitiveness. The multisite work of the working group is organized in the framework of general meetings, retreats, and regional meetings. Moreover, experts and special working groups set up additional meetings.
The regular meetings are foreseen to exchange views, share experiences, support synergies and jointly identifying future objectives. The development of the basic DLR management system is one major focus.