News

2013-07-01

DIN's presence in China

Klaus Ziegler heads Beijing office

2013-05-27

Agreement on standardized charging plug

German-Italian compromise for electric vehicles

2012-07-25

Electromobility - DIN SPEC 70121 published

Requirements for communications between electric vehicles and charging stations

2012-05-18

Calls for comments on standards work

May to early July 2012

2012-05-03

E-mobility: DIN intensifies cooperation with China

At the Hannover Fair, German and Chinese experts discussed initiatives and cooperation opportunities in the field of electromobility

2012-04-16

Call for comments on standardization

Mid April to early May

2012-03-21

New "Packaging Technology Dictionary" App

Terms in German, Englisch and Chinese

2012-03-15

Call for comments on draft standards

Mid March to early April 2012

2012-02-10

Industry pushes for the deployment of electromobility

Second version of the German "Standardization Roadmap" adopted

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2012-01-16

Calls for comments

Mid-January to early February 2012

2011-12-19

Call for comments on draft standards

Mid-December 2011 to early January 2012

2011-07-12

DIN opens Brussels office

Contact partner for European policy makers

2011-06-28

Inter-governmental consultations with China

Declaration establishing a joint standardization commission signed

2011-06-27

Marquardt: nominated member of Management Board

Stronger focus on innovative topics for standardization

2011-06-15

ISO 50001 "Energy management systems" published

Launch event in Geneva on 17 June 2011

2011-06-22

Putin: Support of international standardization

Russian Premier met up with ISO officials

2011-05-16

Second electromobility report delivered

The second report of Germany's National Platform for Electromobility (NPE) has been delivered to Chancellor Angela Merkel; Standardization's role as a pillar of implementation at international level highlighted

2011-02-24

A fundamental basis for European industry

Dr. Torsten Bahke, DIN Director, met EU Energy Commissioner G?nther Oettinger in Brussels on 23 February 2011

2011-02-10

Research and innovation in Europe

Opportunity to submit comments on the European Commission's new Green Paper with a focus on standardization

2011-01-27

Success with services standards

On the 25th and 26th of January 2011 the "Global success with services standards" conference was held at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) in Berlin. The conference was attended by high-ranking participants from German politics and i

2011-01-13

ISOFIX systems

ISO standard provides child restraint and car manufacturers with a tool for the assessment of the usability of new and current ISOFIX systems

2011-04-13

Specifications developed by fora and consortia

Joint position paper of BDI, BITKOM, DIN and DKE

2011-01-12

Security and certification

On 11 January 2011 the Coordination Office for Civil Security held a workshop on the "Certification of civil security technologies and services".

2010-11-09

The 2010 DIN Prize Awards Ceremony

On the 18th of November 2010 six DIN Prizes were awarded at the annual "Weltfaktor Normung" (Standardization: A global factor) ceremony held by DIN in Berlin.

2010-11-09

The 2010 "Weltfaktor Normung" Gala

Over 300 guests attended the gala event "Weltfaktor Normung" (Standardization: A global factor) on 18 November 2010 in the Eugen-Gutmann-Haus on Berlin's Pariser Platz.

2010-10-22

European Parliament accepts initiative report

At its plenary meeting on 21 October 2010, the European Parliament accepted the initiative report presented by the Czech rapporteur Edvard Ko?u?n?k on the future of European standardization.

2010-10-13

Standards make the world accessible for all

The 2010 World Standards Day draws attention to the importance of standards for accessibility

2010-09-30

Optimal standards for optimum protection

DIN EN ISO 20471 sets out test methods and requirements for high-visibility clothing

2010-09-20

International Standards against climate change

ISO rewards winner of climate change essay contest for young standardizers

2010-09-08

Standardization - a factor for foreign trade

On 7 September, at the invitation of the German Foreign Office, over 1,000 representatives from industry attended the Business Forum of the Heads of Germany's missions abroad.

2010-08-23

Electromobility: DIN coordinates standardization

Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) mandates DIN to carry out standardization in the electromobility sector Joint press release of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) and DIN, the German Institute for Standardization

2010-06-02

Europe and USA racing for the lead in smart grid technology

China and the EU/Germany to work closer together ? DKE wants to harmonize standards in this sector

2010-05-06

Electromobility Summit in Berlin

At the "Electromobility Summit" held in Berlin emphasis was placed on the importance of standardization for achieving the German government's ambitious goals

2010-04-20

Present secure, future uncertain

Future of European standardization system in jeopardy

2010-03-26

A survey of card standards

New document gives an overview

2010-02-01

National Standards Conference in Nanjing

Consolidation of reform, perfection of structures, increased management effort to encompass new importance of standardization work

2010-02-04

VDE|DKE introduce standardization roadmap for smart grids

Over 160 participants at the BMWi / VDE|DKE Symposium discuss the future of "E-Energy" and smart grids

2010-01-18

Model centre for standardization of new and high technology in Shenzhen

SAC-Director Ji Zhenkun visits national model centre for standardization of new and high technology in Shenzhen

2009-05-18

Virtual meetings at DIN

Web conferences allow experts to participate in standardization from anywhere in the world

2009-05-12

The drive to innovate: electromobility

German-French cooperation launched with working group

2009-03-09

Fruitful discussions with our Chinese partners

On 9 March 2009 a Chinese delegation visited DIN, lead by Mr. Ji Zhengkun, the new CEO of the Standardization Administration of the People's Republic of China (SAC).