{"count":"20", "results":[ { "image":"/upload_mm/a/7/0/205012_biomassa%20shutterstock%2029069911_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Industrial-biotech-sector-calls-for-an-ambitious-revision-of-EU-Bioeconomy-Strategy.htm", "title":"Industrial biotech sector calls for an ambitious revision of EU Bioeconomy Strategy", "pubdate":"16-11-2017", "lead":"On the EU Bioeconomy Policy Day, EuropaBio calls for an ambitious revision of the European Bioeconomy Strategy. Such a revision would help tackle climate change and meet the needs of a growing population whilst boosting Europe’s resource efficiency, competitiveness and long-term economic growth. “To achieve this, the revision must put in place a coherent and holistic policy and financial framework to support access to sustainably produced biomass, foster investments and further develop the market for bio-based products”, said Joanna Dupont Inglis, EuropaBio’s Director for Industrial Biotech and Cross-Sector Strategy." }, { "image":"/upload_mm/6/e/7/204627_dorp%20onder%20water%20iStock_95103783_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/NEN-presents-recent-insights-on-the-use-of-climate-prognoses-at-COP23-Climate-conference.htm", "title":"NEN presents recent insights on the use of climate prognoses at COP23 Climate conference", "pubdate":"07-11-2017", "lead":"At this conference in Bonn at the 9th of November 2017 a presentation will be given by NEN, sharing recent insights on the use of climate prognosis in standards for infrastructures." }, { "image":"/upload_mm/4/3/2/203143_Handen_schudden_iStock_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/And-the-Georges-Garel-Award-goes-to....htm", "title":"And the Georges Garel Award goes to…", "pubdate":"25-09-2017", "lead":"Neil Reeve was honoured with the prestigious Georges Garel Award from the International Federation of Standards Users (IFAN) for meritorious contributions to standardization. Neil Reeve had been Chair of ISO/TC 67, Materials, equipment and offshore structures for petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries, for many years before he retired in 2012. Due to organizational issues, he was asked to become Chair again and was reappointed in 2016. " }, { "image":"/upload_mm/8/e/8/201522_annualreport2016_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Annual-report-2016.htm", "title":"Annual report 2016", "pubdate":"05-08-2017", "lead":"2016 was once again a year of excellent results. NEN has a solid financial position, sales continued to grow, the net promoter score continued to increase and the motivation and engagement of employees is high. The board expresses it’s appreciation to all concerned for the results achieved." }, { "image":"/upload_mm/f/3/8/cid199847_PietHein_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Managing-Director-NEN-PietHein-Daverveldt-announces-departure.htm", "title":"Managing Director NEN, Piet-Hein Daverveldt, announces departure", "pubdate":"23-06-2017", "lead":"Piet-Hein Daverveldt, Managing Director of NEN, the knowledge network within the Netherlands for standards development and application, is leaving the organisation by 1 November." }, { "image":"/upload_mm/2/c/6/199493_gas_Rolf%20Brouwer_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/Global-forum-on-gas-analysis-gathers-in-Rotterdam.htm", "title":"Global forum on gas analysis gathers in Rotterdam", "pubdate":"13-06-2017", "lead":"Rolf Brouwer, Managing Director of Gate Terminal, opened today the 9th edition of the GAS Analysis event in the World Trade Center Rotterdam. GAS Analysis 2017 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." }, { "image":"/upload_mm/1/1/5/198807_Visserij_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Standardization-project-for-pulse-fishing.htm", "title":"Standardization project for pulse fishing", "pubdate":"18-05-2017", "lead":"In December 2016, the Dutch national standardization committee on fisheries launched a new project. The committee set up a standardization project to determine requirements to the innovative technology of pulse fishing. " }, { "image":"/upload_mm/b/6/1/198239_biomassa_270X150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/New-Better-Biomass-certification-scheme-published.htm", "title":"New Better Biomass certification scheme published", "pubdate":"02-05-2017", "lead":"The updated Better Biomass certification scheme has been published by NEN. This scheme enables certification to the 2nd edition of NTA 8080, the standard including sustainability and chain-of-custody requirements. The updated scheme is not only applicable to bioenergy, but also to bio-based products. " }, { "image":"/upload_mm/a/1/7/197612_kledingrek_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/First-ISOPC-308-Chain-of-Custody-meeting-successful.htm", "title":"First ISO/PC 308 ‘Chain of Custody’ meeting successful", "pubdate":"10-04-2017", "lead":"On 9 and 10 March 2017 more than 30 participants from eight different countries met for the first international meeting of ISO/PC 308 'Chain of Custody'. This meeting was organized to determine jointly the working area of the project committee and the scope of the new generic standard for chain of custody management. " }, { "image":"/upload_mm/b/9/3/196888_Banner_GAS_HR_270x150__125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/Blanco/Registration-global-forum-GAS-Analysis-2017-is-open.htm", "title":"Registration global forum GAS Analysis 2017 is open", "pubdate":"14-03-2017", "lead":"GAS Analysis 2017 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. " }, { "image":"/upload_mm/0/3/1/cid196338_oliewinning_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Seminar-about-international-standardization-on-reliability-and-costs-in-oil-and-gas-sector.htm", "title":"Seminar about international standardization on reliability and costs in oil and gas sector", "pubdate":"27-02-2017", "lead":"NEN and Shell invite you to a seminar in Delft on Wednesday 29th March 2017 entitled “Achieving sustainable business performance by qualified implementation and use of oil and gas standards”. This seminar is a unique opportunity for the European oil and gas industry and others to learn how existing and new multi-disciplinary international ISO standards are enablers for cost-efficiency, risk reduction, and minimizing carbon footprint." }, { "image":"/upload_mm/6/0/7/cid195647_brug3_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Call-for-Technical-Reviewer-for-the-Evolution-of-the-Structural-Eurocodes-phase-1.htm", "title":"Call for Technical Reviewer for the Evolution of the Structural Eurocodes phase 1", "pubdate":"31-01-2017", "lead":"A public call for a Technical Reviewer to support delivery of Mandate M/515 phase 1 tasks for the development of the 2nd generation of Structural Eurocodes (EN 1990 – EN 1999) is open for submissions. The call covers a request for tenders for Technical Reviewer in support of the key objective of enhancing the ease of use of the Eurocodes. " }, { "image":"/upload_mm/c/5/6/cid195460_Speed%20pedelec_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/First-certified-speed-pedelec-helmets-now-available.htm", "title":"First certified speed pedelec helmets now available", "pubdate":"27-01-2017", "lead":"On January 13th 2017 the first speed pedelec helmets have received a NTA 8776 certifcate. This means that these helmets are officially suitable for use on a speed pedelec. The helmets are available on the Dutch market. " }, { "image":"/upload_mm/b/a/3/194775_CNG_tankstation_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/ISO-standards-for-CNG-and-LNG-fuelling-stations-published.htm", "title":"ISO standards for CNG and LNG fuelling stations published", "pubdate":"02-01-2017", "lead":"In December 2016, ISO has published two international standards that will play an important role in the deployment of the alternative fuels infrastructure. The publication of ISO 16923 and ISO 16924 enables parties to apply broadly supported requirements for the design, construction, operation, maintenance and inspection of CNG and LNG fuelling stations, respectively." }, { "image":"/upload_mm/5/6/c/194235_brug3_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Phase-2-tender-process-launched-for-the-Evolution-of-the-Structural-Eurocodes.htm", "title":"Phase 2 tender process launched for the Evolution of the Structural Eurocodes", "pubdate":"19-12-2016", "lead":"A public call for tenderers to draft the 2nd generation of Structural Eurocodes (EN 1990 – EN 1999) is now open for submissions. The call covers Phase 2 of the planned work programme and invites leading experts to submit proposals to participate in the 22 Project Teams being formed. " }, { "image":"/upload_mm/b/a/6/cid194049_Speed%20pedelec_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Certification-of-speed-pedelec-helmets-now-possible.htm", "title":"Certification of speed pedelec helmets now possible", "pubdate":"13-12-2016", "lead":"Following the publication of a standard for fast electric bicycles (speed pedelecs, S-EPAC's), NTA 8776, it is now possible to certify speed pedelec helmets to this standard." }, { "image":"/upload_mm/3/8/7/193590_biomassa_270X150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Corbion-and-Kraton-receive-first-European-certification-for-biobased-products.htm", "title":"Corbion and Kraton receive first European certification for bio-based products", "pubdate":"29-11-2016", "lead":"Yesterday, Corbion and Kraton received the first European certification for their bio-based products – a key differentiator in the bio-based product market. The certification system is based on the European standard EN 16785-1 which enables independent assessment of claims on the bio-based content of products. With certification, suppliers can use bio-based content labelling for their marketing efforts." }, { "image":"/upload_mm/5/f/0/192368_Monster_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Call-for-tender-for-the-project-on-Lactobacillus-Enterococcus-Pediococcus-Bacillus-and-yeast-in-feed-M521-project-2.htm", "title":"Call for tender for the project on Lactobacillus, Enterococcus, Pediococcus, Bacillus and yeast in feed (M/521 project 2)", "pubdate":"29-11-2016", "lead":"As the envisaged project leader for the project of M/523 on probiotics, Mr Bertin with the support of FEFANA members, resigned from the job due to lack of cooperation from probiotics producers, a new call for tender needs to be launched. As there were also new insights on what techniques are appropriate and what the scope of the project should be, CEN/TC 327/WG 3 discussed the project in its meeting of 5 April 2016 in Prague and by correspondence. EC Sante has confirmed the updated project description." }, { "image":"/upload_mm/3/d/4/192170_Gas-analysis_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/Meet-the-worlds-leading-experts-on-gas-analysis-at-9th-International-Gas-Analysis-Symposium-Exhibition.htm", "title":"Meet the world’s leading experts on gas analysis at 9th International Gas Analysis Symposium & Exhibition", "pubdate":"17-10-2016", "lead":"GAS Analysis 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. The 9th edition of GAS Analysis will take place in the World Trade Center of Rotterdam on 13 to 15 June 2017. Experts interested in sharing their research findings to a targeted audience are now invited to submit an abstract for a lecture or poster presentation. " }, { "image":"/upload_mm/3/d/b/cid192166_Agro%20Food%20_270x150_125x125.jpg", "location":"/News/News/New-prerequisite-program-for-storage-distribution.htm", "title":"New prerequisite program for storage & distribution", "pubdate":"17-10-2016", "lead":"ISO 22000 sets out specific food safety management system requirements for organizations. One requirement is that organizations shall establish, implement and maintain prerequisite programs (PRP) to assist in controlling food safety hazards. An international stakeholder group has developed a PRP on storage and distribution." } ]}