European Standards Organisation Joint Presidents’ Group (JPG) meets EC's Vice-President Günter Verheugen,

Date

30 May 2008

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Press release

The officially-recognised European Standardization Organisations (ESOs); CEN, CENELEC and ETSI, outcome of their positive meeting with EC Vice-President Mr. Günter Verheugen.
Several key areas were discussed including:
• Importance of collaboration between ESOs and the European Commission
• Access to standardization for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
• Small Businesses Act
• “EC Study on ICT Standardization Policy Requirements”
• Importance of innovation, R&D results and standardization to the value food chain
• Visibility of the European standardization system

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