Quality Award of the Quality Initiative BB

September 17th, 2015, the AST branch of the Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB was presented with the Quality Award of the Quality Initiative BB for its application of the Advanced Product Quality Planning framework in the development of the DEDAVE AUV.  Advanced Product Quality Planning is a framework of procedures and techniques to continuous manage product development and quality planning over all phases of the product development process. It has been created within the large US Automotive corporations and is based on customer needs, proactive feedback, corrective action, failure mode and effects analysis, verification and validation and on design reviews. All project and product related information and documents are centrally planned, monitored and managed.