From the lab to public procurement
No innovation is an island: it is always docked to, and created to function within the framework of the real world. Innovations must meet the needs of people, institutions, and markets that function according to set rules, regulations, and conventions.
Standards help to ensure that innovations effectively solve the problems they set out to, by outlining the frameworks they need to function within. This also works to shorten time to market while creating the opportunity for eventual public procurement.
Standardization can help you to:
How we can support you:
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"Standardization bodies should be included from the start, to really achieve maximum benefit and enable the wonderful outcome of welcoming research and innovation to the market."
ICLEI EUROPE, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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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: