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Actively shaping standards

There are diverse opportunities for directly contributing to standards for everybody interested in or affected by a subject. Our informative graph shows the entire life cycle of a standard and the opportunities you have for actively shaping them and inputting your experiences.

How standards are developed - click on the interactive graph, get information and contribute actively

graphic explaining the shaping of standards Idea, project proposal Commenting on project proposed Committee prepares standard proposal Commenting on draft standard, standard is finalized Standard is published, standard is used Inputting experiences, updating standard if necessary

Here you can get all the information summarized in our factsheet.

Further Information

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Internal Regulations

The Internal Regulations govern, for example, the development of ÖNORM standards and participation in European and international standardization.

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Ninety percent of all standards that are in effect in Austria originate from the European and international level. In addition to organizing the development of national ÖNORM standards, Austrian Standards – being the Austrian member of CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, and ISO, the International Organization for Standardization - also makes it possible for Austrian experts to take a leading role at the international level.

Define today the global standards of tomorrow!

If Austrian experts are not involved in standardization, i.e. the development of standards, others will define the framework conditions for our business activities. At present, around 4,000 Austrian experts from diverse fields create standards in a direct dialogue with European and international experts.

When you take part in European and international standardization, you are involved in innovation right from the start. Secure a decisive information advantage and competitive edge and open up access to international markets  – thereby you can identify customer needs earlier and shorten your adaptation and development cycles!

How to shape standards actively

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Actively shaping standards

Standardization is democratic - everybody can take part

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You want to shape standards actively? We look forward to hearing from you!

Karl Grün

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Karl Grün

Director Standards Development
+43 1 213 00-714 +43 1 213 00-722
Heimo Ellmer

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Heimo Ellmer

Deputy Director Standards Development
+43 1 213 00-503 +43 1 213 00-502
Martin Lorenz

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Martin Lorenz

Deputy Director Standards Development
+43 1 213 00-409 +43 1 213 00-502
Stefan Wagmeister

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Stefan Wagmeister

Deputy Director Standards Development
+43 1 213 00-514 +43 1 213 00-502