Product assurance at DLR is decentralised. To meet the productivity requirements in all fields of research, all activities are coordinated by "Quality and Product Assurance", compliant to European Cooperation for Space Standardization (ECSS).
Regarding Aviation, the requirements are determined by International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
The Machinery Directive 2006/42/EG applies to the fields of transport and energy.
Moreover, the International Railway Industry Standards are established for the field of transport.
The Coordinator Product Assurance is responsible for the cooperation between the DLR institutes and facilities and their clients.
The tailoring of the product assurance requirements by the institutes and facilities is supported by a adaptation process.
Being consultants, we specialise in product assurance and have a sound project management knowledge. Core competences are: