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Workshop
2022-10-21
Draft CEN CWA 'Guidelines for design of advanced Human–Robot Collaborative cells in personalized Human–Robot Collaborations systems' is available for public review and commenting

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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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
CEN-CENELEC Workshop on LEVEL-UP Protocols (WS LUP)

The Workshop will produce a CEN-CENELEC Workshop Agreement (CWA) for a set of protocols to ensure a standardised and formalised selection of processes for Modernising, Refurbishing, Repair, Remanufacturing, and Upgrading of Large Industrial Equipment.

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Policy
2022-10-20
Read CEN and CENELEC's Position Paper on Common charger agreement – Challenges and perspectives for European Standardization

On 4 October 2022, the EU Parliament voted in favour of adopting a common charger for the EU single market, through an amendment to the Radio Equipment Directive (RED), which establishes a single charging solution for small and medium size electronic devices regardless of their manufacturer. Those devices shall be equipped with USB-C receptable at the device side by 2024 to access the EU market. The same requirements will also become applicable to laptops in 2026.

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Newsletter
2022-10-20
UNI’s new guide on how standards help the implementation of the EU Recovery Plan

UNI, the Italian National Standardization Body, just published a guide on project management and risk minimisation in the implementation of the EU Recovery Plan and the related Italian Plan for Recovery and Resilience, the so-called PNRR. The document was realised in collaboration with the Confederation of the Italian Industry, the Lombardy Council of the Orders of Engineers, the Graduate School of Business of the Milan Politecnico University and Federmanager.

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News
2022-10-19
New CWA 17935 ‘Sustainable Nanomanufacturing Framework’

This document describes and specifies the requirements of a simplified Sustainability Nanomanufacturing Framework (SNF) for sustainability management in Nanomanufacturing Pilot Lines (NPLs), appropriate to their size, management capabilities and sustainability priorities.

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Newsletter
2022-10-19
Read SBS' position paper on the Commission proposal for a new Regulation on Ecodesign

On 30 March, the Commission issued its proposal for a new Regulation on Ecodesign for Sustainable Products (ESPR), which includes a series of measures Member States and the Commission are required to take to help SMEs with the implementation of the future Regulation. Moreover, it proposes the creation of an Ecodesign Forum to provide advice to the Commission on the Ecodesign working plan, in setting priority product groups and ecodesign requirements.

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Newsletter
2022-10-18
The contribution of ETUC to European standardization in October 2022

Isabelle Schömann, ETUC Confederal Secretary, was invited to speak at the 7th European conference on standardization, testing and certification in the field of occupational safety and health (EUROSHNET), which took place in Paris on 20 October. The Conference was dedicated this year to ‘Artificial Intelligence meets Safety and Health at work’, and Ms. Schömann participated in the roundtable addressing ‘The challenges of AI on standardization, testing and certification’, where she noted that standards are not sufficient to protect workers from the application of AI systems at work.

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Policy
2022-10-17
CEN and CENELEC welcome the new European Code of Practice on Standardization for Researchers

In a recently published position paper, CEN (the European Committee for Standardization) and CENELEC (the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization) warmly welcome the draft “Code of Practice on Standardization for Researchers” proposed by the European Commission.

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Press release
2022-10-14
World Standards day 2022: European Standards support the Sustainable Development Goals

On 14 October 2022, CEN and CENELEC join the international standardization community in celebrating World Standards Day. Under the motto “Shared visions for a better world”, the event is an opportunity to showcase the many ways in which international standards can contribute to building a sustainable future.

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