New technologies have emerged over the last years, creating a need for standardization. Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technologies are those new sectors, which produces standardization solutions. In this context, CEN and CENELEC support the activities of ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 42, IEC SEG 10 on Artificial Intelligence and ISO/TC 307 on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technologies.
CEN, together with CENELEC, has created two Focus Groups to mirror the activities of those groups, in order to identify potential specific European requirements, and to act as an interface with the European Commission. Those two technical bodies also have an advisory role towards others technical committees, which sector of activity is impacted by AI and DLT technologies:
1. CEN-CENELEC Focus Group Artificial Intelligence: beginning 2019, the Technical Boards of CEN and CENELEC have set up a Focus Group on Artificial Intelligence which held its first meeting in April 2019 in Copenhagen. The secretariat of the Focus Group is held by Danish Standards. The main objective of the Focus Group is to develop an AI standardization Roadmap for Europe.