The Seconded European Standardization Expert for India (SESEI) project is launched in March 2013. Its general objective is to raise awareness on the European Standardization System, values and assets in India. The project is supported and operated by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), as well as by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry (EC DG ENTR) and by the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
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The SESEI’s mission is to enhance the visibility of European standardization activities,increase the cooperation between Indian and European standardization bodies and support European companies facing standardization related issues hampering market access to India. The project also supports India in standardization related aspects of its integration in the WTO trading system, by identifying… Read More …
What’s new – EURAXESS Science Slam India 2016
EURAXESS Links India has the pleasure to announce and invite you to disseminate the information on the EURAXESS Science Slam India 2016,which is part of the 4th EURAXESS Science Slam taking place in the ASEAN, Brazil, China and India (see video here).The ‘EURAXESS Science Slam India 2016′ will be organised in partnership with BITS Pilani,IndiaBioscience and Nuffic Neso India – Study in Holland, with the support of B M Birla Science Centre and Finnair. Researchers working in industry are also eligible.
Researchers in India (MA/MSc candidates and above) are invited to send a video and become one of the 5 finalists to receive a short science communication training in Bengaluru and to compete in the LIVE slam in Hyderabad on 18 November 2016.Watch the video to ‘Get inspired’ here.This video and more will be posted on Facebook here. To submit your video, read Terms and Conditions here. The 1st prize will be the EURAXESS Science Slammer title and a round trip to Europe to visit Brussels (Belgium) and a research institute of the winner’s choice in the European Union in 2017. For the posters and flyers on paper up to 26 August 2016 (please write to<email@example.com> cc-ed <firstname.lastname@example.org>. You may request up to 3 posters and 25-50 flyers.
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European standards are market driven and any stakeholder affected by a standard can have a say in its development. Technical committees drawn from representatives from businesses of all sizes, government, trade associations, research environment, as well as society at large determine the contents of standards. Industry is a key player – whether as a direct member of the process in ETSI or through the national delegations in CEN and CENELEC. The participation of ‘societal’ stakeholders in the standardization process brings a strong and important dimension of accountability. The European consumer voice in standardization (ANEC),European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) and European Environmental Citizens Organization for Standardization (ECOS) play important roles in European standardization. Read More …
The European Union and the Republic of India benefit from a longstanding relationship going back to the early 1960s. The Joint Political Statement of 1993 and the 1994 Co-operation Agreement, which is the current legislative framework for cooperation, opened the door to a broad political dialogue, which evolves through annual Summits, regular ministerial and expert level meetings. Read More …