Umweltbundesamt shares laboratory know how with partners in Caucasus countries

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Vienna/Tbilisi, 12 December 2017 - In the framework of the EU funded project European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership, the Umweltbundesamt, the Environment Agency Austria, organized a regional workshop for laboratory institutions from three beneficiary countries of the project: Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The workshop ‘Laboratory Management Basics and Fundamentals of ISO Certification’ is taking place in Tbilisi, Georgia on 12-13 December 2017. Austrian experts share their experience and know how with the participants in an interactive approach with a methodical combination of theoretical input, exercises, reflection and working with examples. The workshop aims at harmonising and improving knowledge on fundamentals of quality management in laboratories and accreditation requirements.


It addresses in particular laboratory practitioners responsible for operating instruments and shall help introduce quality assurance issues into their daily practise. In order to tackle transboundary issues and to foster regional collaboration, laboratory experts from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia are participating.


Further information:

Petra Kestler, Press Office, Environment Agency Austria, Phone: +43 1 313 04 5432