Each year on 14 October, the members of IEC, ISO and ITU celebrate World Standards Day. It is a tribute to the collaborative efforts of the thousands of experts worldwide who develop the International Standards that make the products that we use safe and efficient.
Students from around the world have the opportunity to test their knowledge of technology and science at the International Standards Olympiad that will take place in South Korea from 23 – 25 July. This event is sponsored by the IEC.
Laser technology is widely used today, in areas stretching from printing to surgical operations. It is so ubiquitous that we easily forget that it can be dangerous for our health if it does not meet the strictest safety benchmarks.
In 2015, the United Nations agreed on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to make the world a safer, more peaceful and prosperous place, for all. International Standards and conformity assessment are playing a significant role.
China Jiliang University (CJLU) is located in Hangzhou, in Zhejiang province, in East China. The city has inspired poets and artists for more than a thousand years, with its dreamy West Lake panoramas and rolling green hills.
The digital transformation is fuelling the 4th industrial revolution and redefining how businesses and industries work. Transformative technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data are enabling the transformation across industries.