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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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Workshop
2021-02-16
CEN-CENELEC Workshop on ‘Modular and cross-cutting Power Take-Off units for wave energy converters. Interface mechanical requirements and laboratory testing’ – Draft CWAs are available for public commenting

 

The CEN-CENELEC workshop on ‘Modular and cross-cutting Power Take-Off units for wave energy converters. Interface mechanical requirements and laboratory testing’ was kicked-off on 10 August 2020.

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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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News
2021-02-11
CEN and CENELEC will participate to a webinar on the Role of Standards in implementing Free Trade in Africa

 

On 15 February 2021, CEN and CENELEC will participate to the webinar “Africa Trading with Itself: Role of Standards and Technical Regulations in actualising Free Trade under the AfCFTA". The webinar, organised by ARSO – the African Organisation for Standardization, will highlight the various opportunities presented by the AfCFTA tools to address the existing Technical Barriers to Trade in Africa.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-02-09
Standards, lifting the Single Market up!

 

The new versions of two of the most important European standards for lifts (EN 81-20:2020 and EN 81-50:2020) have just been published in the Official Journal of the EU, ensuring their harmonisation under the Lifts Directive.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-02-09
CEN developed a series of new standards for hearing protectors

 

CEN/TC 159 ‘Hearing protectors’ recently developed a series of new standards that provide a high level of safety for hearing protectors including conformity assessment methods for the integration of electronic communication facilities.

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News
2021-02-05
Highlights of the Cybersecurity Standardization Conference

 

The European Standards Organisations, CEN, CENELEC and ETSI, joined forces with ENISA, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, to organise its annual conference virtually this year. The event, which took place from 2nd to 4th February 2021, attracted over 2000 participants from the EU and from around the world.

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Corporate
2021-02-04
CEN and CENELEC identify lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the CEN and CENELEC community took a series of decisive actions in order to contribute to addressing the health crisis. CEN and CENELEC are now happy to share some key take-aways from this experience in the newly released report “Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic”.

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News
2021-02-03
The EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan

 

The European Commission released its new Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP) in support of the European Green Deal on 11 March 2020.

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Press release
2021-02-01
A standardization system fit for the future: CEN and CENELEC unveil their Strategy 2030.

 

Brussels, 1 February 2021 - CEN and CENELEC are proud to announce the publication of their new Strategy 2030. This high-level, forward-looking document will help guide and shape the work of the two European standardization organizations and their 44 members across 34 European countries throughout the decade to come.

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