San Marino – Italy towards a strategic collaboration in the industrial field: in an in-depth webinar the presentation of the activities of the Italian Standardization Body in San Marino.
The first webinar presentation in San Marino of the activities of the Italian Standardization Body (UNI) took place this morning organized by the Economic Development Agency – San Marino Chamber of Commerce together with UNI in collaboration with the Secretariat of State for ‘Industry. The appointment followed the signature of the protocol that the Secretariat has recently signed with UNI.
The webinar, which was attended by about 40 operators, opened with a greeting from the Secretary of State Fabio Righifollowed by a moment of training and study, moderated by Denis Cecchetti General Manager of ASE – CC, with the participation of Stefano Sibilio and Elena Mocchio Deputy General Manager of Processes and Regulation and Head of Innovation and Development of UNI.
Fabio Righi (Secretary of State for Industry): ‘The agreement signed with UNI gives our operators the opportunity to sit at the standardization and pre-standardization tables so as not to simply “suffer” the rules of the sector but to be protagonists of their drafting because they can also take into account the peculiar characteristics of our economic system. This will ensure a better integration of our companies with both the Italian and European markets as well as allow for a development of the competitiveness of the operators, the quality of the products, the efficiency and effectiveness of the production processes and therefore the reduction of costs. ‘
Denis Cecchetti (Director General of ASE CC): ‘It is a first step on a path with great potential. ASE-CC and UNI will explore the specific objectives in which the development of innovation and competitiveness of the San Marino jurisdiction. We will work immediately for the opportunities inherent in the agreement signed between the Secretariat of State for Industry and UNI for the companies and professionals of San Marino. ‘
Stefano Sibilio (Deputy Director General of Processes and UNI Regulation): ‘The agreement can facilitate San Marino operators not to “suffer” the contents and requirements of the Italian UNI and European EN standards, instead it opens the door for them to participate in the definition process, where they can assert their experiences and needs. It also supports the internationalization of businesses by facilitating the “supply chain dialogue”. ‘
Elena Mocchio (UNI Innovation and Development Manager): ‘Collaboration allows the excellence and innovative best practices of the San Marino business system to be valued and shared, through their conversion, integration and development into standardization products and services (standards, reference practices, training courses …). ‘