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Major international conference on artificial intelligence opens with call for more cooperation

The AI with Trust conference has opened with a call for greater global cooperation between international actors to address the concerns of society.

Hydrogen is in the air

IEC Standards and Conformity Assessment (CA) Systems are helping the aviation industry to go green.

Using standards to promote the circular economy

The European Commission has recently published a package of proposals to promote the circular economy, including an extension to the scope of the existing eco-design framework.
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Marine energy certification champion

IECRE (IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Renewable Energy Applications) expert Elaine Buck explains her role in the programme.
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IEC 62196-1:2022 CMV
Plugs, socket-outlets, vehicle connectors and vehicle inlets - Conductive charging of electric vehicles - Part 1: General requirements
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The Market Strategy Board (MSB) was set up by the IEC to identify the principal technological trends and market needs in the IEC fields of activity. The MSB publishes recommendations – white papers – in a form that differs from International Standards.

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