IGN e.V. - INNOVATION. Grenzüberschreitendes Netzwerk (X-border Network)
- a non-profit Association (gemeinnütziger Verein) for Education, Development and Knowledge Transfer - has been founded as "GDI-Sachsen (i.G.)" first in 2002 - the final outcome of the "OpenGIS Strategy Seminar" series in GI2000 & GI2002 at "Bildungswerk Ost-West" (BOW), but was re-founded later on as the follow-up NGO Association "IGN (e.V.)" at September 2nd, 2003, by Czechia and Saxonia experts of Cartomatics, Cyberlaw, Cybernetics, Geomatics, Economics, Mediamatics, Pedagogics, Regional Development and Spatial Sciences. IGN has been registered by Dresden City Court officially as a non-profit Association at October 16th, 2003. - Register number # VR4285 -
[ http://www.IGN-SN.de/Registration.pdf ]
Its main goals: supporting GEO - ENVIRO - SPATIO -oriented Awareness, Business and Openness in Education, Training and Research on GeoINSPIRE'd Interoperability, Sustainability and Usability of OPEN Spatial Data, Services and Applications for X-border-Infrastructures of Spatial Information (X-INSPIRE) in EUROPE of REGIONS !