The call for nominations for the CEN and CENELEC Standards+Innovation Awards 2023 is open

In 2023, CEN and CENELEC are happy to announce that they will host the fifth edition of the Standards+Innovation Awards. The Awards acknowledge and celebrate every year the important contributions of the researchers and innovators community to Standardization.

The call for CEN and CENELEC Members to submit their nominations is open until 30 June 2023.


Awards will be presented in four categories:

  • Award category #1: European research project which has successfully contributed to standardization
  • Award category #2: Individual researcher/innovator who achieved a successful integration of research/innovation and standardization by embedding standards development in innovation processes or by developing research outcomes that have been incorporated in standardization deliverables
  • Award category #3: Young researcher who addressed standardization in the work done for academic theses, doctoral dissertations, or other university research projects
  • Award category #4: Technical Body Officer (Secretary, Chair, Convenor) who actively and successfully collaborated with researchers/innovators within his/her CEN and/or CENELEC technical body

Each CEN and CENELEC Member can submit up to two nominations for each category.


The winners will be announced in an Award ceremony in the autumn.


Download the Standards + Innovation Awards Brochure


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