9th Meeting of the Sub-Working Group Industrie 4.0 / Intelligent Manufacturing and 4th Sino-German Standardisation Forum on Intelligent Manufacturing
The 9th Meeting of the Sino-German Sub-Working Group Industrie 4.0 / Intelligent Manufacturingwas held on 7,8 and 11 November. It brought together political representatives and leading experts from both countries and enabled in-depth exchange on technical topics, current work results and respective standardisation developments. In addition, on 11 November the 4th Sino-German Standardisation Forum on Intelligent Manufacturing took place in the scope of the 3rd Sino-German State Secretaries and Vice Ministers Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing. During the Forum, experts from both countries exchanged on key trends in Industrie 4.0 and Intelligent Manufacturing standardisation. In total, over 80 representatives participated in the meetings, consisting of government agencies, standardisation organisations, research institutes and enterprises.
German Stakeholders Proposed Cooperation Topics to Reduce Market Access Challenges ahead of Working Group Meeting in India
More than 30 representatives from industry associations and companies, standardisation bodies, and subordinate government organisations came together on 15 November to discuss next year’s topics and priorities for the Indo-German cooperation on quality infrastructure. The meeting at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in Berlin took place in preparation of the 7th Annual Meeting of the Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure on 16 and 17 January 2020 in New Delhi.
Indo-German dialogue on role of Standards Developing Organisations intensified: Indian delegation visits Berlin and Frankfurt
To achieve the vision “one nation - one standard”, the Indian government is encouraging more than 50 Standards Developing Organisations (SDOs) to engage more actively in standards development. This shall contribute to a more coordinated and harmonised formulation of standards within the country and internationally.
Sino-German Working Group on Product Safety conducts workshops on rapid alert systems and e-commerce
In conjuncture with the Annual Meeting of the Sino-German Working Group on Product Safety, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) conducted two technical workshops. They served as a platform to address current challenges in greater detail and discuss possible solutions with participants from ministries and relevant stakeholders. The workshops took place in Beijing, P.R. China, on 4th of November.
The Sino-German Sub-Working Group Automotive Safety (Project Line 2) on Risk Management and Recall Processes held a workshop with regulators from China’s State Administration of Market Regulations (SAMR) on 4 November 2019. Building on past regular technical exchanges and discussions, the workshop helped to advance ongoing topics and solidify shared interests between the German automotive industry and the Chinese regulatory authority.
Jahressitzungen der Deutsch-Chinesischen Arbeitsgruppen Produktsicherheit sowie Akkreditierung und Konformitätsbewertung
Am 5. November fanden die Jahrestagungen der Deutsch-Chinesischen Arbeitsgruppe (AG) Produktsicherheit sowie der Deutsch-Chinesischen AG Arbeitsgruppe Akkreditierung und Konformitätsbewertung in Peking statt. Die Arbeitsgruppen sind Teil der Deutsch-Chinesischen Kooperation zur Qualitätsinfrastruktur zwischen dem Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi) und dem Staatlichen Zentralamt für Marktregulierung (SAMR) / Staatlichen Amt für Zertifizierung und Akkreditierung (CNCA) der VR China.