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Responsible Bodies

The following engineering associations are the responsible bodies for the engineerING card:

DVT – German Federation of Technical and Scientific organisations

DVT is a non-profit umbrella organisation of currently 45 associations within the field of science and technology. It aims to promote the engineering disciplines and young academics in a sustainable manner, to offer services to its member associations and to represent the interests of German engineers in European and international panels.



VBI - German Association of Consulting Engineers

The VBI is one of the leading association in Germany for consultancy and engineering. Its 3000 member firms are planning offices of consulting engineers and freelance companies, employing more than 45000 highly skilled consultants and engineers. The VBI's members are active in all areas of technical, scientific and techno-economic consulting as planners, advisors and analysts worldwide.



VDE - Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies

The Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies (VDE e.V.) is one of the largest technical and scientific associations in Europe with over 35,000 members, of which 8,000 are students and 3,000 young professionals. The VDE provides an international platform for experts in science, standards and product testing – interdisciplinary in its nature, closely interconnected and unique in the world. Core topics include innovation and safety considerations. The VDE is committed to the next generation of skilled professionals and to an increased acceptance of technology within the general public. For high-technology sectors of today and tomorrow. Its ultimate aim is to further strengthen Germany's position as an internationally leading research and innovation country.



VDG - German Foundrymen Association

The “Verein Deutscher Gießereifachleute” is the German Foundrymen’s Organisation – a community of all experts active in the casting sector. Aiming to “shape the future” the VDG works in the interest of its members towards technological and scientific progress in foundry technology, promotes young talents and the future of the profession. In its targeted efforts the VDG is a competent partner for the industry, the public, authorities, institutions and universities. It cooperates closely with the Confederation of the German Foundry Industry.  
The VDG proactively addresses issues of relevance for the future in dialogue with its members and organises a multitude of technical events thereby providing a platform for high-quality knowledge transfer. It disseminates the latest trends and developments in a rapidly changing casting sector.
It serves as the technology network for all foundrymen and contributes to consolidating and expanding the leading international position of German foundry engineering.



VDI – The Association of German Engineers

With more than 140,000 members, the VDI as speaker of engineers is the largest association of technology in Germany. As independent, non-profit organisation it connects society, technology and science. It is the central contact for technical, professional, and political issues of the engineering profession.



ZBI – Umbrella Organisation of German Engineering Associations

The ZBI consolidates the interests and concerns of its member associations with over 50,000 engineers and acts as representative of the engineers in politics and society at both national and international levels.