Certification - articles

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
    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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  • 2 min
    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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  • 4 min
    Fish farming companies streamline certification processes

    Cermaq Norway has had a taste of the advantage of coordinating certification audits. That is why they are now looking at the possibility of one common Multi Site certificate for ASC on all their fish farms.

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  • 3 min
    Capturing and capitalizing the power of the sun

    Next to being one of the most important sustainable energy solutions, solar energy offers great business opportunities. Kiwa helps solar manufacturers to increase the quality of products and investors decrease and mitigate risks to improve their return on investment.

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  • 2 min
    Spectacular celebrations: how professional pyrotechnicians keep fireworks safe

    New Year’s Eve, concerts, bonfire night: many celebrations bring with them spectacular fireworks displays. Certified pyrotechnics expert Ron de Koster makes sure fireworks go off safely.

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  • Recycle in the park
    4 min
    Driving a circular economy with recycled plastic certification

    We continue to see developments in the technology behind waste sorting and recycling, driving our move to a more circular economy. But in order for recycling to be effective, safe and economically viable, we need trust: stakeholders throughout the value chain need to understand where the input plastic waste came from and how it is used to make new products.

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