Global Project Quality Infrastructure Newsletter
Please find a concise overview of the latest developments in GPQI in the second issue of our 2021 newsletter.
The second session of the Cycle of Workshops: A Systemic Approach to Quality Infrastructure focused on market surveillance within the QI systems in Mexico and Germany and the challenges both countries are facing.
German-Indonesian Quality Infrastructure Working Group initiates its first meeting and defines topics for cooperation.
At the EU-India summit on 8 May, India and the EU agreed to enhance their bilateral cooperation in various areas, including trade and digitalisation. Both sides announced to restart negotiations on a free trade agreement and to promote mutual market access. Read more...
GPQI presented its work to German companies at the Foreign Trade & Investment Promotion Days of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy. A virtual world tour to the project's locations acknowledged the commitment of experts and QI institutions.
Certification of products by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) becomes easier and more efficient. Recent initiatives by BIS include rebates on marking fees, free access to standards and the automation of certification procedures.
GPQI supports an ongoing initiative that gathers experts working on regulations in the electrotechnical field through Brazil’s National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (Inmetro).
Germany and Indonesia agree on close economic cooperation in the field of quality infrastructure. A joint declaration of interest was signed during the Hannover Messe.
More than 600 people participated in the kick-off event of the workshop cycle. The five-part event series provides an overview of the QI systems in Mexico and Germany.
Functional Safety is one of the most important standards in industrial safety. How can international cooperation for Functional Safety be shaped? We asked the two lead experts of the Sino-German Standardisation Cooperation Commission's Technical Expert Group Functional Safety Xiong Wenze and Peter Sieber in an interview.
The Federal Regulators Forum promoted good regulatory practices in the context of an ambitious regulatory revision endorsed by the Brazilian government.
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The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has commissioned the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to implement the Global Project Quality Infrastructure.