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Policy Issue

Digitisation and Connectivity

Policy Isssue

Digitisation and Connectivity

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Digital innovations in the fields of artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, digital twinning, robotics, AR/MR/VR and latest-generation sensors are opening new possibilities for the HVACR industry. But they also bring along new challenges, regarding cybersecurity, privacy, data sovereignty, safety and compliance. Europe will need to develop and promote the framework conditions, infrastructure, standards, and digital skills that will enable companies in and around the HVACR sector – including SMEs – to create new business models and use cases, and leverage the power of digital technologies for safer, more efficient and more convenient processes and products.


08 February 2022
A leaked version of the proposal for a Data Act has become available but it may still change ahead of its publication. Manufacturers of connected products will be subject to this act. The first analysis by Orgalim is included below....
4 min read
22 January 2021
The revision of the 2016 Directive on network and information systems sets cybersecurity risks management and reporting obligations to companies, including companies in the HVACR sector. The proposal of the European Commission is now being examined and amended by the Co...
3 min read
20 January 2021
Digital evolutions have introduced BIM and its applications to the industry. CEN is hosting a webinar to highlight the activities of CEN TC 442 and what it can offer to support other Technical Committees in the digital transformation of their standards....
2 min read


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