Standardisation boosts European business competitiveness

On Wednesday 4 March from 08:00 until 09:30, The Parliament Magazine and the European Standardization Organizations CEN and CENELEC will be holding a high-level roundtable event looking at how standardization boosts European Business competitiveness. We are grateful to Vicky Ford MEP, Chair of the IMCO* Committee for hosting this event and leading the discussion.

The event aims to reach out to MEPs and promote the benefits of standardization to them. This initiative was welcomed by MEP Buzek at a meeting he had with Elena Santiago Cid the Director General of CEN and CENELEC. The aim is to showcase how EU Standardization boosts business’ competitiveness.

Speakers will include:

Vicky Ford MEP, Chair of the Internal Market & Consumer Protection Committee and event host
Kerstin Jorna, Director of Industrial Property, Innovation and Standards at the European Commission
Tore Trondvold, President of CENELEC, speaking on behalf of CEN and CENELEC
Christian Wetterberg, Director External Relations - Corporate Affairs, Lego
Barbara Sorgato, Secretary General ECAP - European Consortium of Anchors Producers
Paolo Falcioni, Director General, CECED - European Committee of Domestic Equipment Manufacturers

If you are interested in attending the event, please click here and complete the form. Once your attendance has been approved you will receive a confirmation email.

The event will take place a short walk from the European Parliament at the Radisson Blu. For any further information please email

Visit the CEN and CENELEC websites.​

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Date & time
04/03/2015 08:00:00 - 04/03/2015 09:30:00
Radisson Blu EU Hotel, Brussels