The IEC of the future

Issue 09/2016 Looking back on the past year to better pave the way for the challenges ahead

Traditionally, the last issue of  the year provides feedback on the IEC General Meeting (GM), held in 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany,  More...

Building strong relations with industry

Manufacturing continues to expand its geographic reach. Electrical and electronic goods now represent 17,7% of global trade and more companies than ever need to be able to collaborate and participate...

A year of brand building and increasing visibility

During his address to Council, IEC General Secretary and CEO Frans Vreeswijk highlighted the main achievements since Minsk and talked about important ongoing projects.

SMB meeting in Frankfurt

IEC e-tech talked with James E. Matthews III, IEC Vice-President and Chair of the Standardization Management Board (SMB) during the General Meeting in Frankfurt, Germany. Matthews shared key decisions...

Looking to the future

Two new IEC White Papers have recently been published, covering global energy interconnection and a smart and secure Internet of Things platform. In the IEC Market Strategy Board (MSB), CTOs of major...

2016 Council Statutory Session

Council, the supreme governing body of the IEC, held its meeting on Friday 14 October 2016 during the IEC General Meeting in Frankfurt, Germany.

2016 Council Open Session

One aim of the Council Open Session, held on the Friday afternoon during the IEC General Meeting in Frankfurt, was to summarize and conclude the week-long activities and presentations in the...

e-tech Special IEC Lord Kelvin Award 2016

The IEC Lord Kelvin Award, the highest global prize in...

e-tech Special Eight technology leaders recognized for outstanding contributions

Each year with the Thomas Edison Award, the IEC pays tribute to...

e-tech Special Arming the IEC for the future

Over the past 6 years, IEC Vice-President and Standardization...

e-tech Special The revolutionizing Internet of Things

From home heating systems, smart medical devices and fridges that...

e-tech Special Developing tomorrow's IEC leaders

The seventh IEC Young Professionals (YP) workshop was held in...

IEC World Frankfurt Agreement streamlines European and IEC Standards

Today, electrical and electronic devices are the largest category...

IEC World Striking a balance with gender-informed standards

Traditionally, women have not been encouraged to participate in...