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Research & Innovation
2021-11-03
The winners of the NENnovation Awards 2021 have been announced

Standardization and innovation are linked. Successful innovation requires attention for various aspects: what is the new technology like, what is the economic aspect, how does it help society and what is sustainability? Standardization contributes to increasing the chance of success for innovative concepts.

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Press release
2021-10-29
COP26 Special Event: How to help Business become climate-neutral

How can standards, local business services and technology solutions be used as powerful tools on business’ path to net-zero? On 6 November, do not miss the special event co-organised in the framework of COP26 by BusinessEurope, CEN, CENELEC and EUROCHAMBRES!

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News
2021-10-28
International Standards Summit for People, Planet and Prosperity

On 28 October, the Italian Standardization Bodies UNI and CEI, together with the International Organization IEC, ISO and ITU organized the 2nd Standardization Summit, on the occasion (and under the aegis) of the G20 Italian Presidency.

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Newsletter
2021-10-28
On The Spot Newsletter Issue 28 • October 2021

 

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

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News
2021-10-25
SAVE THE DATE: The role of policy framework, standards & support tool for businesses to become climate-neutral

Do you want to know how standards, local business services and technology solutions are being used as powerful tools on businesses’ path to net-zero?

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Press release
2021-10-21
JRC, CEN and CENELEC to strengthen their work on connecting Standardization with Research

On 21 October, the European Committee of Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC) renewed their cooperation agreement for further five years. Through the agreement, the three organisations aim to enhance the exchange of knowledge and expertise between scientific research and European standardization.

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Workshop
2021-10-19
CEN Workshop "Urban search and rescue - Guideline for the application of a test method for innovative technologies to detect victims in debris"

In the face of natural or man-made disasters, urban search and rescue (SaR) teams and other first responders like police, medical units, civil protection or volunteers, race against the clock to locate survivors within the critical 72-hour timeframe (Golden Hours), facing challenges such as instable structures or hazardous environments but also insufficient situational awareness – all resulting in lengthy SaR processes.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-10-19
A new CEN Technical Report on children’s anthropometric and strength data will facilitate the design of ergonomic products

CEN is happy to announce the recent publication of a new technical report, CEN/TR 17698 ‘Ergonomics - Demands and Availability of anthropometric and strength data of children in Europe’. This TR is based on the results of a project on anthropometric and strength data of children in Europe (funded by the European Commission). Its objective is to help relevant stakeholders to identify and possibly acquire the anthropometric and strength data they need to make their products or services.

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News
2021-10-15
Belgian Jo Cops elected President of the IEC

 

CEN and CENELEC would like to congratulate Jo Cops, from Belgium, for his election as the next President of the IEC, the International Electrotechnical Commission. Mr Cops will start his mandate in 2023 and will succeed current President Yinbiao Shu.

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Newsletter
2021-10-15
ANEC webinar on sustainable finance

On 15 October 2021, ANEC hosted a wide-ranging webinar on sustainable finance and standardization.

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