Participating in research projects is becoming an increasingly important means to integrate research results into the existing standards landscape and to establish new areas of standards activity, which in turn fosters the development of new business for European companies. The results of research projects can be invaluable to you as a standardizer; and so standardization needs to be able to incorporate the findings gained in research in order to integrate the latest knowledge into standards.
These webpages provide tools and information for CEN and CENELEC members on how to integrate research within your standardization activities. The advice document ‘How to Link Standardization with EU Research Projects - Advice for CEN and CENELEC members’ contains useful material on the links between research, standardization and innovation.
A set of 4 training videos are available to assist members who wish to engage with the research/innovation community:
Video 1 - Standards and innovation
Video 2 - Horizon 2020
Video 3 - Strategy and getting organized
Video 4 - Overcoming communication barriers
Important aspects in establishing, increasing or further developing interaction with the research community can be found under the following headlines: