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2024-05-22
CEN Workshop on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

 The objective of this Workshop is the development of one CEN Workshop Agreement intends to raise awareness and alignment about the key role of SAF in the transition to carbon neutrality in the aviation sector, as well as to explain the environmental benefits.

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Call for tender
2024-05-03
Open Call for Tender in the field of the accessibility of the built environment.

In the framework of the European Commission Standardisation Request M/587, the objective of this open call for tender is selecting a Project Team comprised of 1 Project Team Leader and 3 Project Team Experts in the field of the accessibility of the built environment. This Project Team will contribute to Phase 1 of the revision of EN 17210:2021, i.e. prEN 17210, “Accessibility and usability of the built environment - Functional requirements”.
prEN 17210 is expected to result in a harmonised standard that would cover the accessibility requirements of Annex III of the European Accessibility Act (Directive (EU) 2019/882 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on the accessibility requirements for products and services).
Phase 1 of prEN 17210 will cover the production of a prEN 17210 draft that will be submitted to Enquiry, the submission of the prEN 17210 draft to Enquiry Vote and the production of an amended draft of prEN 17210 according to the main comments received at the Enquiry stage.

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Workshop
2024-04-25
CEN Workshop on "Determination of 3-hydroxyvalerate content in PHBV by nuclear magnetic resonance"

The CEN Workshop on "Determination of 3-hydroxyvalerate content in PHBV by nuclear magnetic resonance" stems from the ongoing Horizon 2020 upPE-T project, which aims at upcycling recalcitrant oil-based plastics by bioconversion into biodegradable bioplastic for food and drink packaging production. upPE-T includes sustainable strategies as an alternative for plastic chemical degradation, improving PE and PET depolymerization through enzymatic engineering to positively impact food and drink packaging recycling rate and achieving the European Union expected impact.

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Workshop
2024-04-21
Revision of CWA 17815:2021: “Materials Characterisation - Terminology, Metadata and Classification”

The forthcoming CEN workshop will focus on the revision of CWA 17815:2021, titled “Materials characterisation - Terminology, metadata and classification,” based on insights from the European project NanoMECommons.

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Workshop
2024-04-15
CEN/WS ‘Evaluation of Process Intensification of Biorefining Processes for Economic and Sustainability Viability

The CEN Workshop on “Evaluation of Process Intensification of Biorefining Processes for Economic and Sustainability Viability” was kicked off on 5 October 2023.

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Workshop
2024-04-12
CEN/WS ‘EUB SuperHub - A harmonization of KPIs for supporting the next generation of EPCs’ draft CWA open for public consultation

EUBsuperhub is a European project funded by the European Union's H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101033916. The project supports the evolvement of the certification process in Europe by the development of a scalable methodology to view, assess and monitor the buildings through their lifecycle, in a virtual marketplace.

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News
2024-04-10
CEN and CENELEC will take part in the first ‘G7 of Standardization’

On 18 April, the first G7 Standardization Summit will take place in Rome, Italy, in the context of the country’s presidency. The event is organized by UNI, the Italian National Standardization Body, under the theme ‘How standards can support glocal social, green and digital policies: the human-centric perspective of the G7 National Standards Organizations’.

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Press release
2024-03-27
Better standards for the galvanizing industry: CEN and EGGA signed a Partnership Agreement

Yesterday, 26 March, the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the European General Galvanizers Association (EGGA-Galvanizing Europe) signed a partnership agreement that will foster collaboration and align the interests of the galvanizing industry in Europe with the standardization ecosystem.

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Call for tender
2024-03-12
Call for tenders for the organisation of microbiological interlaboratory studies of several European Standards concerning soil improvers and growing media

This call concerns the organisation of interlaboratory studies and their statistical evaluation for several European Standards concerning soil improvers (PFC 3), growing media (PFC 4) and some Component Material Categories (CMCs) to validate microbial methods, which fall under the responsibility of CEN/TC 223 ‘Soil improvers and growing media’.

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Workshop
2024-03-11
CEN Workshop on 'Guidelines for characterization of extracts for the recycling/upcycling of organic agrifood wastes'

This workshop is motivated by the currently ongoing Horizon 2020 AGRO2CIRCULAR project (TERRITORIAL CIRCULAR SYSTEMIC SOLUTION FOR THE UPCYCLING OF RESIDUES FROM THE AGRIFOOD SECTOR), whose general objective is the implementation of the first territorial systemic solution for the upcycling of most relevant residues in the agrifood sector (fruits&vegetables and plastic multilayers) into high added value products, powered by a digital tool and constructed upon a systemic approach with high replicable/scalable potential.

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