The Forum in the European Parliament for Construction organised a workshop on the future of standardization. Spanish MEP Cristina Gutierrez-Cortines (EPP, Spain, and Environment Committee) actively participated in the debate. Ms Renate Weissenborn, Head of Unit- Standardisation –DG Enterprise presented the pillars for future standardization: Improvement of the functioning of national standardization bodies, ensuring proper access for SMEs and NGO in the standardization process, extending the standardization process to services. Use standard in innovation programme as a results of a research project. A political communication on standardization as well as a regulation will be published by the Commission in April 2011.
Workshop on the future of standardisation