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2021-10-15
Belgian Jo Cops elected President of the IEC

 

CEN and CENELEC would like to congratulate Jo Cops, from Belgium, for his election as the next President of the IEC, the International Electrotechnical Commission. Mr Cops will start his mandate in 2023 and will succeed current President Yinbiao Shu.

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News
2021-10-14
World Standards Day: the role of standards in supporting the SDGs
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Press release
2021-10-11
Enormous potential for the future: 30 years of Vienna Agreement

 

Brussels/Vienna – 12 October 2021 - Thirty years ago, the global economy was placed on a new footing in Vienna: the Vienna Agreement set the course for even closer co-operation and collaboration. What has changed since then? Fewer barriers to trade, more harmonized rules and more room for innovation. Under the heading "From global to local: Joining forces to help global standards create local impact", the leaders of international standardization organizations such as CEN and ISO met again in Vienna on 11 October to further advance international co-operation.

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Research & Innovation
2021-10-06
Standards+Innovation Awards 2021

The 2021 edition of the CEN and CENELEC Standards+Innovation Awards was presented on Tuesday 5 October 2021 to celebrate and acknowledge the important contribution of research and innovation to standardization.

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International Cooperation
2021-10-01
Standards one of the priority at the EU-US Trade and Technology Council

Standards is one of the main elements that were discussed at the Trade and Technology Council between the EU and the US that took place in Pittsburgh last 29 September. 

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Call for tender
2021-10-01
Call For Tender - Execution of a fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) pilot process using pyrolysis oil

Under the Renewable Energy Directive, fuels produced through co-processing can be accounted for their bio-based part. The European Commission sees the need for a verifiable option for allocating that bio-based content. As co-processing in a refinery is no constant factor, a viable alternative to Carbon14 testing – which is quite imprecise at the low levels of bio-based content - is required. 

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Press release
2021-09-29
CEN, CENELEC and ETSI held a Workshop on Standards in support of the industrial Data Value Chain

Brussels – 29 September 2021, Industrial data is of ever-increasing importance for companies in Europe and the world, and particularly so in the context of the digitization of industry. On this topic, on Tuesday 28 September, CEN, CENELEC and ETSI co-organised an online stakeholders’ workshop dedicated to exploring how standards can support the industrial data value chain.

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Publications
2021-09-29
Digital in Standards: supporting the Digital Transition through standardization.

The Digital Transition is an opportunity for Europe to boost its competitiveness in global markets.

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Newsletter
2021-09-28
On The Spot Newsletter Issue 27 • September 2021

 

New issue of the CEN-CENELEC newsletter 'On The Spot' is out now!

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News
2021-09-27
CEN and CENELEC organise a series of webinars on Open Source solutions for standardization

 

As part of CEN and CENELEC’s Digital Transformation activities, CEN and CENELEC’s Digital Transformation Project 4 ‘Open Source Solutions’ is looking at ways to incorporate open source approaches into the European standardization ecosystem by December 2022.

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