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P. Churchill

Putting the Science into Standards

Commission Communication and associated Regulation: A strategic vision for European standards:

  1. "Standardisation processes should be accelerated, simplified and modernised. It is essential for the European economy that European standardisation further adapts to the fast changing global landscape and economic environment.*"
  2. "Standards can help to bridge the gapbetween research and marketable products or services... Standards can play this key role only if they keep pace with the development of technologies and ever faster product development cycles.*"

Two Key Messages:

  1. The European standardisation process needs to speed up
  2. Standardisation can help research move towards marketable products and services
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