Living Standards Award 2020

Living Standards Award 2020

Demonstrate to a wider public how you succeed with standards!

The Living Standards Award 2020 shines the spotlight on national and international hidden champions for the sixth time.

Austrian Standards is looking for:

  • enterprises,
  • organizations from the private and public sectors,
  • research institutions, and
  • start-ups.

Individuals may take part as well, and you may also nominate others.

You may submit proposals for the following categories


Standards are solutions for current social and economic challenges.
Based on standards or the development of standards, have you

  • developed products and/or services making life easier for your customers?
  • improved the quality of your products and/or services or implemented important interfaces?
  • made production or work processes safer and/or test or measurement methods more efficient?

Highlight where standards play an important role for you. Take part in the Living Standards Award 2020.


Standards support access to new international markets.
Based on standards or the development of standards, have you

  • successfully rolled out your products and/or services in a new market?
  • ensured compatibility in international markets?
  • improved co-operation with international suppliers on site?

Highlight where standards play an important role for you. Take part in the Living Standards Award 2020.


Standards are drivers of innovation and a bridge to the market, e.g. in the field of energy, healthcare, mobility and the environment.
Based on standards or the development of standards, have you

  • successfully brought to market innovative products and/or services?
  • reduced development times and/or implemented research results faster?
  • improved research and/or innovation processes?

Highlight where standards play an important role for you. Take part in the Living Standards Award 2020.


GS1 standards make supply chains faster, more secure and more efficient.
Based on GS1 standards and/or the development of GS1 standards, have you:

  • simplified your business processes and thereby saved time and money?
  • improved communication with your partners by means of electronic data interchange and reduced mistakes?
  • rased the safety of your products for the benefit of consumers or patients?

Highlight where standards play an important role for you. Take part in the Living Standards Award 2020.

About GS1 Austria

GS1 Austria makes available a globally unique identification system for locations, articles, shipping units, etc. The focus of GS1 standards is on consumer goods (e.g. barcodes), but nowadays they also cover many other sectors, such as healthcare.

GS1 Austria is a partner

GS1 Austria logo

The Living Standards Award 2020 is also presented specifically for the application or development of GS1 standards.


Top-class jury and great visibility of the Living Standards Award winners

A jury made up of domestic and international experts reviews the proposals submitted. The Award will be presented to the winners at the New Year's reception of Austrian Standards on 23 January 2020.

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Community of excellence – click here to learn more about previous winners of the Award

Community of Excellence

Costs incurred for the participation in the Living Standards Award and/or in the Award ceremony (e.g. travel expenses, accommodation) will not be reimbursed by Austrian Standards. There is no right of legal recourse.

Please read our Terms of Participation (PDF, 85 kB)


We use your data exclusively for the organization of the Living Standards Award and do not pass them on to third parties under any circumstances (exception: data submitted in proposals for the special category "GS1 Standard" are passed on to GS1 Austria).

For further information, please see our Data Protection Policy.

Living Standards Award 2020

Deadline: 30 September 2019
Please submit your proposal in the English language, if possible.

N.B.:

If your proposal does not fit into one of the categories listed above (e.g. scientific work), please tick off "Other extraordinary achievements."

Living Standards Award 2020 - online form for submissions

Submission form
Selection of the category
Category*
If your proposal wins the Living Standards Award 2020:
Who should be asked to come on stage on 23 January 2020?

Please contact us if you have any questions related to the submission of proposals or in case of technical problems.

Your contact

Sonja Augusta

Do you have any further questions?

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sonja Augusta

Governance and Special Assignments
+43 1 213 00-508 +43 1 213 00-650