Healthcare & Life Sciences

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    COVID-19 and Beyond: New IEEE 2791-2020 Standard Uses Bioinformatics to Speed Drug Development

    Genome sequencing has enormous potential for personalized medicine, mitigating the next pandemic, and more. But it can’t live up to that potential if researchers don’t have a standardized way to communicate and share genome data analysis methods. Today, there are dozens of platforms, scripts, and tools for analyzing genome data,…

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    Bringing Together Great Minds to Collaborate in an Open Environment

    The local economy really isn’t so local anymore, is it?  Just about everything today is a global economy, in which almost any technologist or businessperson is able to access economies that were never available in the past. The potential application space for entrepreneurs and large corporations alike today is really the…

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    New IEEE SA Training + Development Program Available

    Navigating standards development can be a challenging journey, whether a first-time participant or a senior IEEE SA member. To support an ever-expanding portfolio of global standards, we have launched a new Training + Development program to enable the success of our global working groups. Drawing upon the expertise of current…

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    Transforming the IEEE Standards Association to Serve Evolving Needs for Consensus Platforms

    Technology and business dynamics change much more rapidly in today’s global marketplace than they did in the past. In order to stay relevant, companies must be able to think and act faster, and that makes collaboration—between and among industries, technology areas, and geographic regions—more crucial to success than ever. It…

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    Behind the Transformation: IEEE SA Wordmarks

    Globalization, technological innovation, emerging market needs, and new products… We live in a world where changes can take place by the second. Just as the world evolves, so do we at IEEE SA. Since the 2019 World Standards Day, we have embarked on a journey of transformation to meet the…

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    IEEE SA Standards Fellowship Program Goes Local in India


    Building on the success of its annual year-end IEEE SA Standards Fellowship program held alongside the IEEE Standards Board (SASB) meeting series at IEEE’s headquarters, for the first SASB meeting of the year in New Delhi, India, IEEE SA went local. From 2-6 March 2020, IEEE SA invited national standards…

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    Lakuruma: Latest IEEE SA Start Up Event Winner

    While in Herzliya, Israel for its Board of Governors meeting, the IEEE SA hosted a Startup Networking Event: Hardened Systems in Mobility, Healthcare, Energy and IoT. With the growing number of devices and interconnections, it is important to balance the performance of systems with trusted parameters of engagement including data…

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    2020 IEEE Standards Association Awards Nominations Are Open

    IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) recognizes outstanding standards development participation through various award categories. Nominations for the 2020 IEEE Standards Awards are now open. Nominations can be made for the following awards: IEEE SA Standards Medallion For major contributions to standards development, e.g., leadership in standardization of new technologies, achievement…

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    IEEE SA Standards Exchange Fellowship Program: Building Connections Across Borders

    IEEE SA held its annual Standards Exchange Fellowship program from 4-8 November 2019 alongside the IEEE Standards Board meeting series in Piscataway, USA, giving program participants from national and regional standards bodies and ministries an opportunity to learn about IEEE’s open standards process, as well as an opportunity to network…

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    Meet the World Standards Day 2019 Contest Winner!

    In celebration of World Standards Day held on 14 October, the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) held a contest exploring the 2019 theme of “What does the future of technology standards look like”? Contestants submitted videos exploring how IEEE SA is raising the world’s standards. The winner’s video included references…

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