Aktuelle Nachrichten

The 9th Meeting of the Sino-German Sub-Working Group Industrie 4.0 / Intelligent Manufacturingwas held on 7,8 and 11 November. It brought together political representatives and leading experts from both countries and enabled in-depth exchange on technical topics, current work results and respective standardisation developments. In addition, on 11 November  the 4th Sino-German Standardisation Forum on Intelligent Manufacturing took place in the scope of the 3rd Sino-German State Secretaries and Vice Ministers Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing. During the Forum, experts from both countries exchanged on key trends in Industrie 4.0 and Intelligent Manufacturing standardisation. In total, over 80 representatives participated in the meetings, consisting of government agencies, standardisation organisations, research institutes and enterprises.  

To achieve the vision “one nation - one standard”, the Indian government is encouraging more than 50 Standards Developing Organisations (SDOs) to engage more actively in standards development. This shall contribute to a more coordinated and harmonised formulation of standards within the country and internationally.

Auf Einladung von Premierminister Narendra Modi ist Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel anlässlich der 5. Deutsch-Indischen Regierungskonsultationen vom 31. Oktober bis 1. November nach Indien gereist.


In September 2019, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) established a new technical committee dedicated to standardisation for smart manufacturing, or Industry 4.0. The new committee is part of the Electronics and Information Technology Department (LTD) of BIS and mirrors the Systems Committee (SyC) on smart manufacturing at the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

Bei zwei Workshops in Kassel tauschten sich deutsch-chinesische Expertengruppen über aktuelle Entwicklungen im Bereich IT-Sicherheit und Functional Safety aus. Dabei wurden auch die nächsten inhaltlichen und konzeptuellen Schritte für die Erstellung zweier Whitepaper abgestimmt.


Government and industry representatives from Germany and India discussed their partnership in the automotive sector during the India Day at the International Automotive Exhibition (IAA) on 13 September 2019 in Frankfurt. Torge Wolters from the Global Project Quality Infrastructure (GPQI) gave a presentation on the recent study "Automotive and Component Trade with India: Insights on standards, homologation, and imports".