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EN in the spotlight
2022-12-01
A new standard improves the safety of gas turbines

Gas turbines are a fundamental tool to ensure the steady supply of energy: at the heart of power plants, they act as an engine that turns natural gas into mechanical energy. In turn, this energy generates the electricity that moves along power lines to our homes and businesses.

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Press release
2022-11-30
CEN and CENELEC strengthen standardization cooperation with Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova

CEN and CENELEC are happy to welcome the standardization bodies of Ukraine (DSTU), Georgia (GEOSTM) and Moldova (ISM) as Affiliates. This decision furthers the consolidation of the links between the EU and the three Eastern Partnership countries.

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Call for tender
2022-11-28
Call for tender - for the selection of a Seconded European Standardization Expert in India

This procedure for the recruitment of a Seconded European Standardization Expert in India is being launched ahead of the proposal for cofounding to the European Commission (EC) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) for the 5th Phase of the Seconded European Standardization Expert project in India (SESEI)

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News
2022-11-28
Meet young professionals in European Standardization - Episode 10: Maya Petrova

2022 is the European Year of Youth. To celebrate this occasion, CEN and CENELEC are conducting a campaign, presenting a regular series of interviews with young professionals active in European standardization. In the tenth episode of the series, we get to know Maya Petrova, from Bulgaria.

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EN in the spotlight
2022-11-22
CEN published a new Technical Specification on community face coverings

The Covid-19 pandemic made the need for shared rules on community face coverings particularly urgent. In response, CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, developed in record time an initial deliverable that could provide the necessary guidelines: CEN Workshop Agreement 17553:2020 ‘Community face coverings - Guide to minimum requirements, methods of testing and use’. Although a Workshop Agreement (also known as CWA) does not count as an official standard, as it involves no obligation at the national level, thanks to its simplified format it can be produced and disseminated very quickly, and therefore it can help fill urgent needs.

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EN in the spotlight
2022-11-17
Discover new EN 13799 on content gauges for LPG pressure vessels

The current energy crisis due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine has seriously impacted Europe’s traditional energy supply, with important consequences for its economy. In response, the continent is striving to find solutions to diversify its energy mix and increase its ‘strategic autonomy’.

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News
2022-11-07
Meet young professionals in European Standardization - Episode 9: Alessia Gaetani

2022 is the European Year of Youth. To celebrate this occasion, CEN and CENELEC are conducting a campaign, presenting a series of regular interviews with young professionals active in European standardization, all around Europe. In the ninth episode of the series, we get to know Alessia Gaetani, from Italy, who works at the CEN and CENELEC Management Centre.

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News
2022-11-03
Two European experts are among the awardees of IEC’s 2022 Thomas Edison Awards

Two European standardization experts, Beatriz Novel and Valérie Demassieux, are among the recipients of the 2022 Thomas A. Edison Awards by the IEC, the International Electrotechnical Committee. The awards were presented officially on 1 November during the IEC General Meeting that took place this week in San Francisco.

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EN in the spotlight
2022-10-27
New EN 17640 'Fixed-time cybersecurity evaluation methodology for ICT products’ helps evaluate the cybersecurity of ICT products

On 21 October 2022, CEN and CENELEC published new standard on cybersecurity: EN 17640 ‘Fixed-time cybersecurity evaluation methodology for ICT products’ (FiT CEM).

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Workshop
2022-10-24
Draft CWA ‘Extraction, production and purification of added value products from urban wastes — Part 1: Production and purification of ectoine obtained from biogas’

This CEN Workshop Agreement specifies an operational process for biogas bioconversion into ectoine, the extraction of the ectoine from the resulting solution and its purification.

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