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2022-09-22
New Cooperation Agreement between CEN and CENELEC and the Standardization Administration of China

On Thursday 22 September 2022, on the occasion of the ISO General Meeting in Abu Dhabi, CEN and CENELEC signed a Cooperation Agreement with SAC, the Standardization Administration of China. 

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EN in the spotlight
2022-09-16
A new CEN Technical Specification allows to achieve a more efficient management of public transport networks

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) are a vital tool to increase safety and tackle Europe's emission and congestion problems. By applying information and communication technologies to passenger and freight transport modes alike, they can help make the way we move safer, more efficient and more sustainable.

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Workshop
2022-09-12
CEN-CENELEC Workshop Agreement ‘Zero defect in digital manufacturing technology” – Draft CWA open for public consultation

The application of Industry 4.0 technological advances along the production process chain is driving a substantial transformation of manufacturing quality management systems. The pervasive presence of sensors in products and processes and the widespread availability of technologies to integrate and transform these data into valuable insights enable the detection and prediction of manufacturing defects with great speed and prediction. 

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2022-09-09
Standardization showcased as a strategic instrument for climate action at high-level G7 Conference

On 7 September, in collaboration with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, CEN and CENELEC's German members, DIN and DKE, hosted a conference on “Standardization – a strategic instrument for climate action and the global digital energy transition”, in the framework of the German Presidency of G7.

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Workshop
2022-09-08
CEN Workshop on ‘CBRNe SENSOR API Network Protocols, Data Formats and Interfaces’

While time is an important factor for successful outcome of the crime investigation, the traditional forensic examinations are usually time consuming. It can be very problematic when investigations are underway and quick results are needed. Traces must be detected on-site as soon as possible before they degrade and loose forensic information important for criminal investigation.

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2022-09-08
Measuring employee engagement with standards?

Further to the publication, earlier this year, of International Standard ISO 23326 ‘Human Resource Management — Employee Engagement Guidelines’, a proposal has been put forward for a new technical specification (TS) to provide metrics in support of its implementation.

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2022-09-07
European Standards support the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy

Another step on Europe’s path to circularity has been taken – and European standards have a key role to play. On 2 August 2022, the European Commission notified to CEN and CENELEC the new Standardization Request on plastics recycling and recycled plastics, in support of the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy. The Standardization Request – welcomed by CEN and CENELEC Technical Boards – is the result of two intense years of cooperation with the European Commission and the relevant stakeholders.

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2022-09-07
Meet young professionals in European Standardization - Episode 7: Bledar Beqiri

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 sixth episode of the series, we get to know Bledar Beqiri, from Sweden.

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Workshop
2022-09-07
CEN workshop on 'Guideline for introducing and implementing real-time instrumental-based tools for biomechanical risk assessment'

The planned CEN Workshop Agreement will define guideline for establishing and executing an instrumental-based approach for data collection regarding human load during the execution of MMH activities, both with and without HRC technologies support. The guideline will describe all necessary requirements and procedures to be used for recording and monitoring data leading to a quantitative risk assessment.

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2022-09-07
UNI to manage new CEN Workshop “Mediation Grammar: a standard to enable migrants integration”

The obligation of public administration to grant the same high-level standard of public services irrespective of the location and agency providing them is complementary to the right of each person to have the same level of access to public services, no matter the county, or region, where they are provided.

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