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Network & Partnerships


Networks, associations and partners

The reason we are so experienced in enhancing the value of quality, efficiency, and innovation is that we work with partners in every corner of the globe. This makes it easier to identify the best solution for you.

We are cooperating with many of our partners since a couple of years. For some associations we are foundation members.

VDA (German Association of the Automotive Industry): Quality Management Center

For systematic improvement of development processes in automotive electronics we are official licensee of Automotive SPICE®, a brand of VDA QMC, the German Association of the Automotive Industry.We are also offering training courses as an Automotive SPICE® Assessor (Provisional or Competent).

TÜV Rheinland

As part of its functional safety program, Kugler Maag Cie is an official partner of the TÜV Rheinland technical inspection agency. We offer certification training as a TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineer (Automotive).


We are a founding member of intacs™, the International Assessor Certification Scheme. As part of Automotive SPICE®, intacs™ safeguards common standards laid down by the German automotive industry for training and the certification of assessors.


We offer CMMI® courses in our role as a certified provider of CMMI® Institute training for both Development and Services. CMMI Institute continues SEI Institute's initial efforts at Carnegie Mellon University to develop CMMI® in the future. We werw also a founding member of SEI Europe.

ASQF – Working Group for Software Quality and Staff Development

The ASQF (German: Arbeitskreis Software-Qualität und -Fortbildung e.V.), works to promote skills networking in the field of software quality. As a member of the working group, we help promote knowledge sharing throughout the industry and beyond. 

Transparency International

As a member of Transparency International, the international non-governmental organization that campaigns against corporate and political corruption, we have also adopted strict compliance standards at our company.

Information Systems Audit and Control Association

The ISACA is an international professional association for specialists in information systems (IS) which looks at the testing and on-going development of IT security.

lero – Irish Software Engineering Research Centre

Kugler Maag Cie is an industrial member of Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre at the University of Limerick.

SCALARE: itea2-Projekt

As part of the major ITEA2 European research project SCALARE we conducted the industry survey Software Drives. Automotive E/E Engineering Development 2030. The aim of the SCALARE  program is to promote a fundamental understanding of software scaling in industry.