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How is a standard created?

Technical standards are developed by AENOR through Technical Standardisation Committees in which all concerned parties are present.

Diagram of Participation in Technical Standardisation Committees. Block 1: Categories Linked to the Value Chain: supplier, manufacturer, intermediary, user. Block 2 General Interest: administration, consumer association, syndicated, NGOs, other associations. Block 3 Providers of Services Related to Standards: conformity assessment organisations, consultancy firms.  Block 4 Research and University: technology and research centres. Block 5 Other: Interested AENOR and AEN/CTN staff, sector-specific organisations, technological platforms, clusters.


Standardisation Committees

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Participation in these Committees makes it possible to gain access to and influence the contents of European and international standards.

Committees are comprised of a chairman, a technical office and a number of members who make up an equitable representation of all the parties with interest in standardising a specific field, assuring transparency, openness and consensus in its work.

Search for Standardisation Committees

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The following search engine lets you find the Standardisation Committees that best suit your interests.


  (example: AEN/CTN 66)

UNE Standard elaboration process

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Flow chart of the elaboration process of a UNE standard. It is composed of four phases: Preliminary works, Drafting of standard project, Public information in the BOE and Approval, publication and dissemination of the standard.

The process of drawing up UNE standard is subject to a series of phases thus ensuring that the final document is the result of consensus, and that any person, even if they do not belong to the body drawing up the standard, can voice their opinions or comments.

 

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