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Newsletter
2022-06-01
ANEC welcomes the final agreement reached on common chargers

As the European Commissioner Thierry Breton said on 7 June during a press event, “It is a great day for consumers and the environment”.

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Newsletter
2022-06-01
ETUC’s position on the draft standardization request in support of safe and trustworthy AI

While the legislative process on the proposal for a Regulation laying down harmonised rules on Artificial Intelligence (AI Act) is still ongoing, the European Commission is seeking to speed up the development of standards on AI, with a view to having harmonized standards produced and available by the time the regulation is applicable at the end of 2024/beginning of 2025. To this aim, the Commission issued on 20 May a draft standardization request in support of safe and trustworthy Artificial Intelligence.

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Newsletter
2022-06-01
On the spot - Issue 34 • June 2022

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

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Workshop
2022-05-30
CEN Workshop on 'eXtended Reality (XR) for Learning and Performance Augmentation'

eXtended Reality (XR) is the umbrella for Virtual, Mixed, and Augmented Reality (VR/MR/AR), relating in varying degree from the use of digital overlays to fully rendered immersive alternate views of a physical world, where objects are registered in 3D and user interaction is responsive to the user’s surrounding in real-time. XR is increasingly used in education and training to support learning, practice, or even guide performance.

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Call for tender
2022-05-25
Call for tender – Laboratories for interlaboratory studies – CEN/TC 223 ‘Soil Improvers and Growing Media’

This call concerns 25 European Standards for which the performance characteristics of the methods need to be determined by means of interlaboratory studies for PFC 3 (soil improvers) and PFC 4 (growing media), which fall under the responsibility of CEN/TC 223 ‘Soil improvers and growing media’. 

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Press release
2022-05-24
Standards For Climate - CEN and CENELEC held a workshop on nature-based solutions

Brussels 24 May 2022 - Nature-based solutions are promising tools to help reduce the impact of climate change and contribute to the EU’s environmental objectives. A stakeholders’ workshop organised by CEN and CENELEC on Monday 23 May explored their many challenges and opportunities and discussed how standardization can support their successful implementation. 

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Workshop
2022-05-24
CEN-CENELEC Workshop on 'Definition of parameters required for modelling of the material, cell and manufacturing process behaviour for battery cells for the automotive market'

The DEFACTO project has a specific objective of making an effective contribution to new standardisation in the batteries sector, especially regarding shortened validation of cell endurance (measurement of functionalities, ageing and safety…) and cell production. This workshop is proposed to meet this objective, and to allow interaction with the project stakeholders so that the knowledge generated in the project is transmitted to the industrial community and the stakeholders can also specify their requirements.

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Policy
2022-05-17
Read CEN and CENELEC’s response on European Commision’s consultation on the new European Innovation Agenda

CEN and CENELEC welcome the European Commision’s public consultation on the new European Innovation Agenda.

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News
2022-05-10
Meet young professionals in European Standardization - Episode 2: Lea Emmel

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 second episode of the series, we get to know Lea Emmel, from Germany.

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Policy
2022-05-10
Read CEN and CENELEC’s response to the European Commission’s consultation and call for evidence on standard essential patents

CEN and CENELEC welcome the European Commission’s public consultation and call for evidence on standard essential patents.

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