Standards + Innovation Awards 

On 13th November 2019, at the occasion of  the European conference ‘Boosting innovation through standards’, CEN and CENELEC launched the Standards+Innovation Awards acknowledging the important contribution of research and innovation to standardization and celebrating the contributions of researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs to standardization.

Nominations for these awards were received from the CEN and CENELEC national members. All nominations are available from this overview of nominees.

A first annual award was given to a European Research/innovation project (H2020) which has successfully contributed to standardization. A second award was given to an individual who successfully introduced her/his research outcome or innovation into standardization, thereby creating impact for her/his work.

The winners of these awards were:

A third award, targeting CEN or CENELEC Technical Body officials (chairs, convenors or secretaries) will be handed over at this year’s CEN and CENELEC Technical Body Officers Award Ceremony on 12th December 2019. The list of the winners will be communicated after this date.

For more information on the Standardization+Innovation Awards please contact