Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Schmidt is president of Austrolab, a non-profit association safeguarding the interests of accredited conformity assessment bodies. He teaches at and heads the Testing Centre of Technologisches Gewerbemuseum (TGM) in Vienna. The polymer and environmental technology expert graduated from the Montanuniversität Leoben. Andreas Schmidt is a member of the European umbrella organization Eurolab and serves on the Board of EuroHeat & Power, a European network of district heating and power suppliers.
“Standards increasingly determine collaboration in all economic, social and legal fields,” highlights Schmidt who is also active as a chairman and member of national and European standardization committees on plastics and district heating. In these activities, Vienna-born Schmidt always puts the focus on people. Since 2019, Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Schmidt has contributed his expertise to the Presidential Council of Austrian Standards International.