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Informative seminar was held for accredited medical laboratories

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During yesterday's day, representatives of ATS (the Accreditation Body of Serbia) conducted an online informative seminar dedicated to medical laboratories with a special focus on the most important changes introduced by the new edition of the standard SRPS EN ISO 15189:2023.

On this occasion, the representatives of medical laboratories accredited according to the standard SRPS EN ISO 15189:2014 and laboratories conducting examinations of human samples, accredited according to the standard SRPS ISO/IEC 17025:2017, were presented with the requirements of the new edition of the standard SRPS EN ISO 15189:2023.

You can view it in detail HERE

The training for transitioning to the new edition of the SRPS EN ISO 15189:2023 standard was held

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Yesterday at the premises of the Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS), the training focused on the requirements for quality and competence in medical laboratories.

The training was conducted by colleagues from ATS, including Ljiljana Markićević, Assistant Director for Development and Quality, and Jelena Stojanović, Head of the Laboratory Accreditation Department, who are lead assessors for medical laboratories. The new edition of the standard was introduced to lead and technical assessors, technical experts for medical laboratories, accreditation decision-makers, and ATS employees.

You can view it in detail HERE

EA MAC Newcomer Training for EA Evaluators

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EA conducted a training session in December 2023 for potential evaluators. 

The training took place in Paris, hosted by the EA Secretariat from December 12 to 14. Newcomer Training sessions serve as a crucial initiative to cultivate the necessary skills among potential evaluators.

Facilitated by accomplished trainers, including Maria Papatzikou, Chair of the Multilateral Agreement Council (ESYD, Greece), Sergio Guzzi, Laboratory Committee Chair (ACCREDIA, Italy), Nicole Meuree Vanlaethem, Team Leader (BELAC, Belgium), and Ankica Barisic, Manager of Peer Evaluations & Evaluators (EA Secretariat), the training aimed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of peer-evaluation processes, requirements, and their practical application. It also sought insights into the underlying processes supporting the EA peer evaluation system.

You can view it in HERE

A training was held according to the standard ISO 20387:2018 Biotechnology – Biobanking – General requirements for biobanking

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During the previous week, in the Palace of Serbia with the support of TAIEX, training was held for the accreditation according to the standard ISO 20387:2018, Biotechnology – Biobanking – General requirements for biobanking.

A training was carried out by the experts from Italy, Ms. Elena Bravo (UNI) and Laura Lo Guzzo (ACCREDIA).

Following world trends in the field of accreditation, ATS recognized the importance of introducing this scheme in its work system and enabled experts, assessors, and employees of ATS to acquire the necessary knowledge in this innovative field.

Biobanking plays a key role in the improvement of medicine and disease research, as well as in the preservation of valuable biological material from the entire spectrum of the living world, ecosystems, and biocenosis. The increasing need for reliable samples and compliance with strict ethical and legal norms requires the timely implementation of activities in the development of this important field.

You can view it in detail HERE

Training for reference materials was held - ISO 17034:2016

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During the previous week, in the Palace of Serbia, with the help of TAIEX training was held for the accreditation of reference materials according to the standard ISO 17034:2016.

The training was held by colleagues from Greece: Dr. Ioannis Sitaras, director of the department for the accreditation laboratories in the Hellenic Accreditation System (ESYD), and Dr. Harris Alexopoulos, manager of the National Laboratory for Food Testing.

You can view it in detail HERE

Training TAIEX Expert Mission on ISO/IEC 17029 and ISO/IEC 14065 was successfully held for ATS employees

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The Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the training "TAIEX Expert Mission on ISO/IEC 17029 and ISO/IEC 14065" , which was held from September 4 to 8, 2023, at the premises of the Ministry of Economy, Resavska 24 in Belgrade.

The training was attended by representatives of ATS, as well as technical experts in the field of greenhouse gases (GHG). Experts in front of TAIEX gave the training: Casper van Erp and Harmke Immink, who are widely recognized experts in the field of accreditation in the context of ISO/IEC 17029 and ISO/IEC 14065 standards.

You can view it in detail HERE

Webinar:"How to become a notified body for construction products?"

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A webinar entitled: "How to become a notified body for construction products?"

The webinar on "How to become a notified body for construction products?" organized by the Institute for Standardization of Serbia was held on December 7, 2020. The Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS) also participated as a lecturer.

For more information please visit: HERE►
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Mr. Khersontsev’s ATS visit

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After the seminar that took place in the Kombank Hall on September 11 was finished, Accreditation Body of Serbia was pleased to welcome the honored guest, Mr. Alexey Khersontsev, the Head of Federal Service for Accreditation (RusAccreditation) of the Russian Federation the following day.

Mr. Khersontsev’s visit is of paramount importance in terms of bilateral relations with the Russian Federation. Signing the  Memorandum of Understanding between our two countries is the irrefutable proof of it.

A traditional annual seminar for accredited CABs held on September 11, 2019

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Accreditation Body of Serbia organized a seminar for accredited conformity assessment bodies in the monumental Kombank hall (former Dom Sindikata hall) on the Nikola Pasic Square in Belgrade. The seminar, called "Accreditation and Conformity Assessment - we are the world", was attended by approximately 600 guests, representatives of accredited conformity assessment bodies, relevant ministries and other renowned institutions of the University and faculties in our country.

Annual seminar for members of ATS Sectoral Committeess

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On December 21 and 22, 2017, ATS held an annual seminar with accreditation decision makers, members of ATS Sectoral Committees. At the seminar, decision makers were introduced to the work of ATS in the current year, with a special emphasis on ATS peer ...

Workshop on the novelties introduced by ISO/IEC 17021-1

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In the period between 15th and 17th March 2016, the Accreditation Body of Serbia hosted, as part of the activities of the regional PTB project “Promotion of regional cooperation in South East Europe in the field of quality infrastructure”, a workshop d...

Exchange of PPE conformity assessment experiences

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ATS representatives and a German Expert (Karl-Heinz Noetel) attended a meeting at the ATS premises in the period between 3rd and 4th December 2015 as part of the activities of the PTB bilateral project entitled “Support of the Quality Infrastructure in...

Accreditation of flexible scope training delivered

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The training entitled “Flexible scope (testing and medical labs)” was organised in Athens in the period between 29th and 30th September 2015 as part of the activities of the PTB project “Promotion of regional cooperation in South East Europe in the fie...

GHG gas emission training delivered

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The training entitled TAIEX- ECRAN: “Regional Training on the EU Emissions Trading System with focus on the monitoring, reporting, verification and accreditation (MRVA) Regulation” was held in Zagreb, Croatia, in the period between 10th and 11th Septem...

Seminars for accredited TLs and CLs held

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On 25th June 2013, the Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS) organised a seminar for accredited calibration laboratories, while seminars for accredited testing laboratories were organised on 26th and 27th June 2013 with the aim of introducing the said lab...

ATS seminars held

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On 18.06.2013, the first seminar was held to herald a series of seminars that the Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS) organised in order to introduce conformity assessment bodies to the changes to its management system documents in order to increase the...

CAB seminars

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In 2013, the Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS) adopted and/or changed a series of management system documents in order to enhance the efficiency of the accreditation procedure it performs. Given that a certain number of the EA and IAF documents change...

ENFSI 2012 - Quality Assurance in the Forensic Process

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A seminar on the subject of accreditation of the forensic process was held in 2012 as part of the three year project entitled “Sustainable Quality within European Forensic Science (SQWEFS)”, whereas the said seminar was organised by the European Networ...

LA annual seminar

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Every year in December the Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS) organises the annual meeting for lead assessors (LA) for testing/calibration laboratories, inspection and certification bodies. This year’s meeting was opened by Dejan Krnjaić PhD, ATS Direc...

Drafting technical regulations

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In the period between 16th and 19th November 2010, seminars on the subject of Quality Infrastructure - Drafting Technical Regulations were held as part of the EU funded Project entitled “Technical Assistance to Quality Infrastructure Institutions in th...

IPA 2008 HOT 8 Training

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In the period between 2nd and 4th November 2010, a seminar entitled “Accreditation of ILC and PT providers” was held in Pau, France, as part of the Quality Infrastructure Regional Project - IPA 2008. Patric Reposeur was the lecturer at the seminar org...