The Institute has taken on the task of helping to shape the discussion on the assessment of both the benefit and the cost-benefit relations of medical interventions and their impact on the German health care system.
Regular events are
- The annual IQWiG Autumn Symposium, which takes place in November and
- the IQWiG in dialogue series of events.
Until 2013 there were annually
- the GFR workshops, which was organized jointly by IQWiG and the German health research council (GFR), and
- the Patient Information Day.
In 2008, the Institute also held a symposium on health economic evaluation.
IQWiG in dialogue in Cologne on the 19. June 2020. Unfortunately, this event cannot take place due to the Corona crisis.