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The Seconded European Standardization Expert for India (SESEI) project is launched in March 2013. Its general objective is to raise awareness on the European Standardization System, values and assets in India. The project is supported and operated by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), as well as by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry (EC DG ENTR) and by the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).

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6th Edition of India M2M + IoT Forum!

Join us for the 6th edition of ‘India m2m + iot Forum’ scheduled for 14- 15 January 2019 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Jointly organized by the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Future Internet and Electronic Media of the Delegation of European Union to India and India M2M + IoT Forum.

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Newsletter INDIA

We are pleased to present our tenth edition of “Project SESEI Newsletter India” for our Indian stakeholders and community,bringing latest updates about the news and information around standards, polices, new initiatives and technologies from Europe around our Sectors covering ICT, Automotive, Electrical Equipment including Consumer

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Newsletter EUROPE

We are pleased to present our tenth edition of “Project SESEI Newsletter Europe” for our European stakeholders & community,which covers latest updates around policies, new initiatives and related information on standardization from India.Realizing the importance of standards as an essential element for achievement

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SESEI Objectives

The SESEI’s mission is to enhance the visibility of European standardization activities,increase the cooperation between Indian and European standardization bodies and support European companies facing standardization related issues hampering market access to India.

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European Standards

European standards are market driven and any stakeholder affected by a standard can have a say in its development. Technical committees drawn from representatives from businesses of all sizes, government, trade associations , research environment, as well as society

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Eu-India Relation

The European Union and the Republic of India benefit from a longstanding relationship going back to the early 1960s.The Joint Political Statement of 1993 and the 1994 Co-operation Agreement, which is the current legislative framework for cooperation

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