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Workshop
2023-01-19
Draft CEN CWA on Requirements for acquiring digital information from victims during Search and Rescue operations

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) specifies the requirements for acquiring digital information from victims during a search and rescue SAR operations. Furthermore, it establishes requirements of digital victim tracking systems during a search and rescue mission. Furthermore, it establishes requirements of digital triaging during a search and rescue mission regarding the categories of safety, usability, data protection, security and system compatibility.

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Workshop
2023-01-18
CEN Workshop on Geometric framework, coordinate systems and markers for BIM construction projects

The aim of this proposed Workshop is to provide a standardised set of consistent guidelines for handling coordinate systems, official fixpoints, surveying points and markers used in construction projects and on site for BIM construction projects.

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Policy
2023-01-11
CEN and CENELEC experts contributed to the first Sherpa sub-group meeting of the High-Level Forum on European Standardization

The preparations for the High-Level Forum on European Standardization officially began on 10 January 2023, with the first meeting of the Sherpa sub-group. CEN and CENELEC are proud to be sending three experts each to the Sherpa sub-group, to contribute to the coordination of the Green, Digital, and Resilient priorities which will steer the work of High-Level Forum. 

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EN in the spotlight
2022-12-14
EN 15969-1:2022: a new standard for the electronic equipment used in the transport of dangerous goods

The transport of dangerous goods (TDG) is a field where the precision of control, measurement and event data of electronic equipment is crucial. To ensure the necessary level of precision, high-level standards are fundamental. Therefore, new EN 15969-1:2022 ‘Tanks for transport of dangerous goods - Digital interface for the data transfer between tank vehicle and with stationary facilities - Part 1: Protocol specification - Control, measurement and event data’, which addresses this need, is a welcome addition to CEN’s portfolio. 

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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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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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Workshop
2022-10-24
Draft CWA on 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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EN in the spotlight
2022-10-21
A new CEN Technical Specification provides guidelines for the safe operation of fitness centres during an infectious outbreak

In the past two years, Europe, like other parts of the world, has been hit hard by Covid-19. In this situation, standards have proven effective in developing solutions that minimise the impact of the pandemic on the European economy and society.

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Workshop
2022-10-21
Draft CEN CWA on Guidelines for design of advanced Human–Robot Collaborative cells in personalized Human–Robot Collaborations systems

The Workshop will produce a CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) which will define a technical/methodological framework for human-robot collaboration (HRC) systems that integrates planning, perception, and communication. 

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