Make your business
Having a brilliant idea comes at the start of your journey as an innovator. There is a long way to go from your innovation to success.
Including standardization within your proposals and long-term plan can help you to promote your project, address new partners and also finally helps you to speed up your market success.
Standardization can help you to:
Promote and sell your innovation
Standards create trust and enable consistency, as well as ensuring interoperability. This makes it much more likely that the market will respond well to your innovation.
Comply with regulations and certifications
As public authorities are also a part of the standardization process, standards can support in the creation of policy and regulation. This makes it much easier for your work to comply with necessary regulations.
Grow your network
Standardization is a co-creation process that spans different roles and sectors, including those involved with new technologies. This means that you'll cross paths with a whole new scope of potential partners.
Access technology and knowledge that supports your entry to market
Developing new standards or modifying existing standards allows us to keep abreast of market, technology, and policy changes—knowledge of which supports your entry to market and helps to enable interoperability.
Get professional recognition
Your contributions to standards will be certified and recognised in documents called 'CWAs', which are agreements developed and approved by the European Committee for standardization (CEN) that form the basis for new standards.
How we can support you
Help you enter and establish yourself within relevant technology spaces
Indicate whether your innovation is sufficiently reliable and safe to use
Facilitate market uptake of your innovations
Work with you to develop a competitive edge for your innovation
Ensure that your innovation is compatible and interoperable
Prepare your product for public procurement in the future
Find out how innovators benefitted from standardization
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"If you are innovative and you develop products, you should consider standardization immediately. Either use standards or work actively in creating them."
SECURIKETT, Münchendorf, Austria
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Developing standards is quick and easy
After only 6-12 months, an agreement called a 'CWA' can be put in place, which serves as the basis for new standards—based on your research. A CWA is published globally and takes 4 simple steps to create: