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EN in the spotlight
2021-08-30
CEN has published new guidelines on health and wellness apps to help to sort the best from the rest

 

From counting calories to tracing COVID-19, there are hundreds of thousands of health and wellness apps on the market, and appetite for them is only growing. However, many have access to highly sensitive personal information, whilst others may offer advice that is not always supported by scientific evidence. In order to effectively evaluate the quality and reliability of such apps, a new technical specification has just been published. 

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EN in the spotlight
2021-07-19
A new standard contributes to improving the energy efficiency of jet fans

 

At the core of the European Green Deal lies the ambition to make Europe the world's first climate-neutral continent by 2050. As the latest development in this sector, on 14 July the European Commission adopted a package of proposals to make the EU's policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 and make Europe climate neutral by 2050. Energy efficiency is one of the pillars of the Green Deal, articulated trough the improvement of the energy performance of buildings and the increased use of renewable energies.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-06-10
A major step for railways cybersecurity: the new CLC/TS 50701

 

Cybersecurity is crucial in today’s world, as our society increasingly relies on connected infrastructure and devices. In the field of railways, connected trains and infrastructure are seen as a major source of improvement for the management of traffic and capacity, energy efficiency, and network communication. But this trend also means more potential threats of cyber-attacks. To protect the rolling stock and fixed installations, the support of adequate tools and requirements is needed.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-05-26
A European LNG infrastructure fit for the future: CEN published the new edition of EN 1473

 

In May 2021, CEN/TC 282 'Installation and equipment for LNG', whose Secretariat is held by AFNOR, the French National Standardization Body, published a new edition of EN 1473:2021  'Installation and equipment for liquefied natural gas - Design of onshore installations'.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-05-18
CEN published the new European Tourism Covid-19 Safety Seal

 

Are you looking forward to serene and well-deserved summer holidays abroad, after the long months of lockdowns? Look no further: European standards can help reopen tourism safely and quickly! Today, 19 May, CEN made available the 'European Tourism COVID-19 Safety Seal'. The seal is set out by two CEN Workshop Agreements (CWAs) as part of the 5643 series, developed by the CEN Workshop EUROSAFETOUR.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-04-16
New CWA 17675 provides a clear mapping of tools for carbon management in Europe

 

Many initiatives have been launched both at national and European level to achieve the European objectives for climate and energy by 2030 and for the Paris Agreement. One of these is now a reference about environmental policies and governmental actions: CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) 17675Mapping of the mandatory and voluntary Carbon Management framework in the EU’.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-03-22
New standard helps adapting to climate change: EN ISO 14091:2021

 

Climate change impacts are already affecting ecological and socio-economic systems, and it is anticipated that these impacts will continue well into the future. Organisations of all types and sizes have increasing needs to understand, mitigate and manage climate change risks. A recently published standard, EN ISO 14091:2021Adaptation to climate change - Guidelines on vulnerability, impacts and risk assessment’ offers organisations a consistent, structured and pragmatic approach to understanding their vulnerabilities and to preventing or mitigating negative consequences caused by climate change, while taking advantage of opportunities. 

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EN in the spotlight
2021-03-18
EN 17210:2021 contributes to an accessible and usable built environment

 

CEN-CLC/JTC 11 ‘Accessibility in the built environment’ develops standardization deliverables as requested by the mandate M/420 ‘European accessibility requirements for public procurement in the built environment’.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-02-22
EN 17444 on doping prevention: the first European standard to guarantee a safe sports nutrition market

 

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) is proud to announce the publication of EN 17444Doping prevention in sport - Good development and manufacturing practices aimed at preventing the presence of prohibited substances in food intended for sportspeople and food supplements”. 

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EN in the spotlight
2021-02-16
New CEN standard TS 17288 ‘The International Patient Summary: Guideline for European Implementation’

 

Two standards establishing an International Patient Summary, EN 17269:2019 and CEN/TS 17288:2020, were recently developed by CEN/TC 251 'Health informatics'. These standards cover the requirements for exchanging a core, essential dataset of healthcare data to support the continuity of care for a patient, whenever and wherever it is needed.

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