News release - 2017

CEN and CENELEC lay the foundation for the Digital Economy

Launch of the CEN and CENELEC Strategic Plan for Digital Transformation

Brussels, Belgium, 2017-06-21

European industry is rapidly transforming through the adoption of a wide range of innovative and digital technologies. Traditional sectors of the economy, including those which were not previously significant digital users, have needs that require standardization responses.
“We are living in a very exciting time, a time of evolution for industry where intelligent manufacturing has to be supported by advanced standards.” (Quote from Dr Bernhard Thies, Chairman of the Presidential Committee of CEN and CENELEC).