Posts Tagged ‘Digital Agenda’

Behind the Scenes: Standardisation and the Single Market

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Within the context of Standardising the single market, we have twelve projects for the 2012 Single Market” – one of which is to Strengthen Standardisation.

The overall goals can be summarised as:

1) Free movement of Goods: Product interoperability, safety, quality

2) Services: inclusive services, ensuring growth

3) Standards – accessible, inclusion of SMEs

But behind these overarching goals, there are deeper issues.
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Interview with Edvard Kožušník, Rapporteur of the IMCO Committee

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

This exclusive interview with Mr Edvard Kožušník, Rapporteur of the EU Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) Committee, was conducted for Talkstandards.com via email during July 2010 in relation to the Open Forum on Transparency in EU Standardization.

The IMCO recently hosted a public hearing on the Future of European Standardisation which Mr Kožušník co-chaired. The outline of the hearing, including the presentations made can be found here.

Join the Forum discussion here: www.talkstandards.com/questions-for-event-reforming-eu-standardization/


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