From Best Practice to Real Practice - Addressing standardisation priorities for R&I projects

Tuesday 12 December 2023, 10:30AM-12:00PM CET
Online workshop





STAND4EU and are pleased to announce their Joint Webinar: "From Best Practice to Real Practice - Addressing Standardisation Priorities for R&I projects" taking place on Tuesday 12 December, from 10.30 am to 12 pm CET online via Zoom.

This free-of-charge Webinar presents the best practices in standardisation, as highlighted by STAND4EU's trend workshops, and the experience of when providing services to address standardisation in research projects. A panel discussion with research projects and experts will discuss the findings and best practices identified. This panel discussion will also provide the opportunity to the audience to provide their feedback on the difficulties faced and the best practices identified by both projects. The webinar will include an introduction by DG Research and Innovation on the code of practice on standardisation for researchers and relevant activities of the Commission in this area.

STAND4EU and are two projects under the Horizon Europe Programme that aim to strengthen the links between research, innovation and standardisation. STAND4EU aims to identify the obstacles and potential remedies to address these obstacles and to develop communication platforms between the different actors. provides expert services to help Horizon Europe, Digital Europe Programme and H2020 projects to increase and valorise project results by contributing to standardisation in Europe and beyond. 


Draft agenda

10:30 - Webinar Introduction
Chair: Maitane OLABARRIA, SBS & STAND4EU partner & External Advisory Group

10:35 - The code of practice on standardisation and valorisation of research results
Gergely TARDOS, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation

10:45 - Overview of STAND4EU & Best Practices for Standardisation
Eujin PEI, Brunel University London & STAND4EU

11:00 - HSbooster projects, findings & services to address concrete standardisation challenges 
Nicholas Ferguson, COMMpla & coordinator

11:10 - Panel discussion with audience - Best Practices to address research project challenges related to standardisation 
Moderator: Maitane Olabarria, SBS

  • Signe Annette Bøgh, Senior Project Manager, Danish Standards
  • Vilma Ducman, Head of Laboratory for Cements, Mortars and Ceramics, ZAG & AshCycle
  • Lindsay Frost, Chief Standardisation Engineer, NEC Europe
  • Morten Kjeldsen, FDB & AFC4Hydro
  • Georgios Konstantopoulos, Simulation Engineer, NTUA
  • Ivana Mijatović, Professor, University of Belgrade





From Best Practice to Real Practice - Addressing standardisation priorities for R&I projects
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