On 12 November 2018 GTDEE members Mr. Markus Hoffmann and Dr. Kamonsak Suradom participated in a meeting on mechatronics development in German standard with Asst.Prof.Dr.Phongsak Keeratiwintakorn, the Director of Thai-German Dual Education and E-learning Development Institute (TGDE), Mr. Paul Koelker, German expert of KMUTNB, Francis Wichai Srisura, Dual Vocational Education Advisor of Don Bosco Technological College, and Eastern Technological College (E.Tech); Head of Industrial Techniques Department Mr. Pin Pramaphan, Head of Mechatronics  Department Mr. Narongkorn Seechan and the teacher of Mechatronics  Department Mr. Att Joremore. The meeting was for preparation the GTDEE apprentices Batch 2019 in mechatronics in both of theoretical and practical parts. The meeting was held at KMUTNB.

The group and the Director of E.Tech Dr. Prasert Klinchoo then visited Mahanakorn University of Technology and participated in the meeting with Asst.Prof.Dr.Panavy Pokaiyaudom, Vice President, Policy and Planning, and Dr. Damrong Sommit, Assistant Dean, Faculty of Engineering, discussed on the cooperation on mechatronics development.

The meetings led to the training partnership in Mechatronics between E.Tech and Mahanakorn University of Technology and Don Bosco Technological College and KMUTNB.