Exploring the Value of Testing, Inspection, and Certification

  • 4 min
    Protecting critical infrastructure: the role of a new cybersecurity standard

    Technology continues to evolve exponentially, leading to more efficient and productive industrial processes, but also bigger cybersecurity risks. How do you protect organizations' key processes and critical infrastructure?

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  • 3 min
    Hydrogen: a practical solution to real energy problems

    We need to decarbonise - but how? Here, we present the case for hydrogen, explaining the huge latent potential in hydrogen as a part of our future energy systems.

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  • 2 min
    How sprinkler systems reduce fire deaths by 83 percent

    Fire in homes and buildings causes billions of euros of damage every year around the world. These impacts can be reduced dramatically with the help of an automatic sprinkler system.

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  • 2 min
    How building inspection can literally save lives

    Whether an industrial production hall, an office or a residential tower, a building must be safe for people to work and live in. In Germany, the VDI 6200 Directive is the comprehensive building inspection guideline. Kiwa Germany’s Engineering team is intimately familiar with it.

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  • 3 min
    Allego and Kiwa – securing a cleaner, greener world

    Allego is the leading European public Electric Vehicle (EV) charging network with 28,000 public charging ports. Security of the vast amount of financial and personal data generated by this network is of paramount importance. To demonstrate its commitment to the highest standards of information security management, Allego has achieved ISO 27001 certification by Kiwa.

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  • 2 min
    From gas to hydrogen: the hydrogen burner conversion, development and testing

    Currently most of the burners are fed with natural gas. But what if this equipment will not run on gas in the future, but on hydrogen? With the energy transition underway that future is closer than you probably think!

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  • 2 min
    A comprehensive overview of pre-clinical and clinical evaluation processes

    In the dynamic realm of medical device development, the journey from conceptualization to market availability is intricate and demands meticulous evaluation at various stages. This text explains the processes of pre-clinical and clinical evaluations, essential components in ensuring the safety, performance, and regulatory compliance of medical devices. 

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    World Food Safety Day 2023

    Did you know that every day an average of 1.6 million people around the world get sick because of unsafe food? This is one of many reasons why Kiwa’s Food, Feed and Farm teams will be joining the celebration of World Safety Day 2023 on Wednesday, June 7.

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    Impact on medical device manufacturers under the MDR 2017/745/EU

    The Medical Devices Regulation (MDR 2017/745/EU) is a significant step forward in aligning European Union legislation with technological advancements, advancements in medical science, and the evolution of legal frameworks. By understanding the MDR requirements, manufacturers can navigate the intricate landscape of compliance and contribute to safer and more effective medical devices in the European market. 

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