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Coming soon! New CEN/TR Algae and algae products - Food and feed applications

11-05-2020 CEN/TR Algae and algae products – Food and feed applications describes product specifications, product characteristics and other relevant information for algae and algae products for food, nutraceutical and animal feed applications.

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Start of the SABE Joint Group ‘Circular Economy’

27-03-2020 In the spring of 2020, SABE will start with a Joint Group on Circular Economy. The purpose of this JG-CE is to advise on and coordinate CEN and CENELEC standardization activities related to Circular Economy (CE) by means of a network of members. The formation of this group is now starting.

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NEN goes on 'digitally' during measures concerning COVID-19

19-03-2020 NEN follows the advice of the Dutch government and the RIVM and, like many companies in the world, takes measures to rearrange our work until April 6. Working in the office and the many meetings that normally take place are temporarily impossible. Fortunately, we are accustomed, both nationally and internationally, to work ‘remotely and virtually’ so standardization work at NEN continues.

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NEN takes preventive measures due to COVID-19

13-03-2020 Yesterday, the Dutch government crisis team (cabinet and RIVM) announced measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as much as possible. NEN follows the advice of RIVM.

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MicroVal Workshop on ‘New Developments and the Future Needs of Alternative Method Validation’

27-02-2020 The international platform for validation and certification of alternative microbiological methods, MicroVal, organizes a workshop on new developments and the future needs of alternative validation in Munich on April 6, 2020.

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Contribute to the future of European standard on ethics assessment

21-02-2020 For a success adoption of any innovation it is pivotal that customers and other stakeholders accept it and thus ethics are increasingly becoming a central issue. European standard CWA 17145 Ethics assessment of research and innovation was published in 2017 and is now undergoing its first systematic review. Stakeholders are invited to share their perspective before June 1 2020.

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Boosting Innovation Through Standards

09-09-2019 Do you want to take your idea to the next level? Do you want to access a market of 600 million consumers? Do you want to discover how standards can help you reach that?

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Professor Henk de Vries holds the Standardization Management chair

06-08-2019 Henk de Vries, Endowed Professor of Standardisation Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) will deliver his inaugural address entitled Standardisation Management on Friday 4 October 2019.

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Global forum on gas analysis gathers in The Hague

18-06-2019 Àngels Orduña Cao, Executive Director of the SPIRE Association, opened today the 10th edition of the GAS Analysis event in the Fokker Terminal in The Hague. The 2050 vision of SPIRE is presented, the public-private partnership for Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy efficiency. GAS Analysis 2019 is the leading international symposium and exhibition for gas analysis manufacturers. Technical staff and end-users, presenting the latest developments in laboratory, process analysis, metrology and sensor technology and their applications.

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Quality assurance environment and food laboratories published

27-05-2019 NEN 6603 ‘Environment and food – Internal quality control by the use of control charts with chemical and microbiological analyzes' is translated to English and published. This standard describes how laboratories can better guarantee the quality of their chemical and microbiological tests with statistical control charts.

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