At MT-Connect, to be held in Nuremberg from 11 to 12 April 2018, TÜV SÜD will inform on how the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) will impact on medical device manufacturers. The Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) will be a further important topic at the company’s stand. TÜV SÜDs experts will also inform about testing and certification of medical devices – in particular for global market access (GMA) (Hall 10, Stand 323)
Munich. DIN ISO/FDIS 45001 was published in November. Up to the end of January 2018, occupational health and safety (OH&amp;S) experts had the possibility to submit changes to the revision of OH&amp;S management systems and vote on the draft of the standard. That period has now expired. The draft standard received the necessary approval and the development of the standard is now entering its final phase. Publication of the standard is expected in March 2018
The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and TÜV SÜD are launching a joint project to certify systems based on artificial intelligence (AI) used in autonomous driving and develop a ‘roadworthiness test’ for algorithms. To do so, the experts will explore the learning behaviours of AI systems with the aim of being able to control the systems’ reactions. The main objective is to develop an open platform, known as ‘Genesis’, for OEMs, suppliers and technology companies. The platform will be able to validate artificial intelligence modules and thus provide the basis for certifications. The project highlights TÜV SÜD’s claim to the status of leading independent testing and certification organisation in the development of autonomous driving.
TÜV SÜD presents itself as a life-cycle partner of the real-estate industry from 13 to 16 March 2018 at MIPIM in Cannes. Its presence at the international flagship trade fair of the real-estate industry centres on data-consistency services based on Building Information Modelling (BIM), quality-assurance services for investments in real estate and simulation services designed to reduce investment risks. (Booth R7.G16)er tyres. In Germany, the mark – depicting a snowflake against a stylised mountain range – has been mandatory for new tyres since the start of the year. TÜV SÜD contributes its expertise in the field and assists tyre manufacturers and importers with the homologation of winter tyres.
TÜV SÜD is showcasing a whole array of services for the tyre industry at Tire Technology Expo 2018, the trade show to be held from 20 to 22 February in Hanover, the capital of the German state of Lower Saxony. A focus of interest this year is the alpine symbol mark for winter tyres. In Germany, the mark – depicting a snowflake against a stylised mountain range – has been mandatory for new tyres since the start of the year. TÜV SÜD contributes its expertise in the field and assists tyre manufacturers and importers with the homologation of winter tyres.
In Germany, 24 public refuelling stations have gone into operation in 2017, turning the German public hydrogen refuelling infrastructure into the second largest globally with 45 public stations, ahead of the USA (40 stations) and only surpassed by Japan with 91 public stations. A total of 64 stations were opened worldwide in the past year. This is the result of the tenth annual assessment by H2stations.org, a website of Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik (LBST) and TÜV SÜD.
TÜV SÜD America Inc., a premium quality, safety, and sustainability solutions provider that specializes in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services, announces the appointment of Ms. Kristen Downs to the role of Vice President of Strategic Account Management and Sales Enablement for the Americas, including TÜV SÜD Canada, TÜV SÜD América de México, and TÜV SÜD America do Brasil.
The quality of food is an excellent topic for heated debates. The regularly updated German Food Code (Deutsches Lebensmittelbuch) has provided guidance to consumers and producers for decades. The Internet portal of the German Food Code Commission contains information on what consumers may expect from food. TÜV SÜDs food experts explain to consumers how to use the Food Code.
The TÜV SÜD Group (TÜV SÜD) successfully passed the final audit of IECEx 05 qualification on January 30, 2018. This qualification signifies that TÜV SÜD has further developed its certification services in the field of explosion protection and can supply enterprises in the explosion protection industry with even more professional services. The audit was completed by TÜV SÜD Greater China Region and proves that TÜV SÜD Greater China Region is a strong performer in the explosion protection certification business
By opening a new testing laboratory for grow lights, TÜV SÜD is responding to a global trend. As the worlds population expands, cultivation of vegetables, fruit and flowers under exactly controlled conditions is becoming increasingly important. This applies in particular to China, the worlds most populous country. At its location in Shenzhen, near the border to Hong Kong, TÜV SÜD is now opening its Horticulture Lighting Laboratory, one of the first facilities of this type worldwide.