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Deutsche Saatgutgesellschaft m.b.H. Berlin

DSG Berlin is an international licensing agency whose service lies in the administration of licence and patent rights, as well as property rights for plant varieties of all kinds.

Its work includes dealing with application formalities, administration of plant patents and property rights for varieties, the preparation and conclusion of test and licensing agreements, settlement of the royalties and supervision within the entire process.


Deutsche Saatgutgesellschaft m.b.H. Berlin
Grünauer Str. 5 · 12557 Berlin · Germany

Tel.: +49 (0)30/6 57 23 43 · Fax.: +49 (0)30/6 57 23 46
E-Mail: dsg@dsg-berlin.de · Web: www.dsg-berlin.de

Gütegemeinschaft Substrate für Pflanzen e.V.

Trust, but verify quality
Gütegemeinschaft Substrate für Pflanzen e.V. has more than 30 years' experience in quality assurance. We also support research projects relating to substrates and contribute scientific expertise in shaping the legal framework.

The association has around 60 active members, including all leading companies from the substrate industry, even from other European countries. We work closely with scientists and people with practical business experience. These partnerships ensure that the quality assurance programmes are state of the art at all times.

Gütegemeinschaft Substrate für Pflanzen e.V. offers a quality assurance for products as followed: Bark, growing media, potting soil, expanded clay as
growing media, constituents for growing media also substrates for green roofs and substrates for tree planting. Product safety through RAL Quality Assurance is a clear benefit. In the interest of consumers and users, the programme stipulates uniform and comparable quality standards. To this end, in-house and external surveillance is carried out on a regular basis. Neutral bodies supervise compliance with the specified quality criteria. This scheme guarantees that the quality standards are met. Sealing retained samples and declaring major substrate parameters are additional factors enhancing product safety. They are an absolute must in terms of product liability.

RAL quality labels always guarantee that a product has a special, above-standard and reliable quality. The RAL seal of quality attests to the product's compliance with specified quality standards. This means definite added value to users and consumers alike.


Gütegemeinschaft Substrate für Pflanzen e.V.
Wunstorfer Landstr. 8· 30453 Hannover · Germany

Tel.: +49(0) 511/48189388 · Fax.: +49(0) 511/4818287
E-Mail: info@substrate-ev.org · Web: www.substrate-ev.org