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    August 8, 2016

    CE Marking

    Blue Guide Now Available in 22 Languages

    Claudia Klumpp

    A revised version of the Blue Guide was published in May 2016. In the meantime, the native renditions for all European Countries have been published on the website of the European Commission. [...]

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    June 16,2016

    Technical Communication in Europe:

    From the North to the South, and from the East to the West…

    Kiriaki Kampouridou

    Four different conferences on technical communication covered all the geographic regions of Europe in May and June 2016. Experts and professionals came together in Bologna, Copenhagen, Sofia and Utrecht to discuss the latest industry trends. [...]

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    June 8, 2016

    CE Marking

    The New Blue Guide of the European Commission Goes into Manufacturer Obligations in Detail

    Claudia Klumpp

    The Blue Guide of the European Commission is the guideline for implementation of all directives and regulations for CE marking. In this revision of the 2000 version, it goes further into the obligations of economic operators in detail and, along with this, into instructions. [...]

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    June 7, 2016

    Silent Partner Wanted:

    First Round of Feedback: What Should Students of Technical Communication Learn and Be Able to Do?

    Daniela Straub and Anke Neytchev

    tekom is currently developing an academic competence framework for technical communication together with professors in an international consortium. In the programme Erasmus+, which is funded by the EU, contents for academic teaching in the field of technical communication are being developed in our project, "TecCOMFrame". [...]

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    May 30, 2016

    Presented at the CIUTI Assembly:

    Relevance of the Erasmus+ Project "TecCOMFrame" for the Translation Sector

    Daniela Straub

    As part of the TecCOMFrame consortium, Daniela Straub (tekom Germany) presented the Erasmus+ project to members of the CIUTI General Assembly 2016 in Trieste. The TecCOMFrame project is of high relevance for the academic training of translators. [...]