Call for Nominations: Celebrating Standardization Innovation: S+I Awards 2023

The European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation (CENELEC) have announced the launch of the prestigious S+I Awards 2023, calling for nominations from the standardisation community across Europe. This highly anticipated event aims to acknowledge and celebrate exceptional achievements in the field of standardisation, recognizing the valuable contributions made by individuals and organizations towards driving innovation and shaping the European standardisation landscape.

The S+I Awards 2023 are open to individuals, companies, research institutions, and other entities that have demonstrated outstanding innovation, collaboration, and impact in their standardisation activities. The awards cover various categories, reflecting the diverse areas where standardisation plays a crucial role, including technology, sustainability, digital transformation, safety, and more.

Awards will be presented in four categories:

  • Project Award: European research/innovation project who successfully contributes to standardisation.
  • Individual researcher/innovator: individual who successfully introduces his/her research outcome or innovation into standardisation.
  • Young Researcher: individual student, under 30 years of age, based on the work done for academic theses, doctoral dissertations or other university research project addressing standardisation.
  • Technical Body Officer: technical body officer (Secretary, Chair, Convenor) who actively and successfully collaborated with researchers/innovators within his/her technical body.

The call for nominations for the S+I Awards 2023 is open, with a deadline for submissions set for 30 June 2023. This is an excellent opportunity for the standardisation community to shine a spotlight on their outstanding achievements and be recognised for their commitment to excellence.

For more information about the S+I Awards 2023, including the nomination process, categories, and eligibility criteria, please visit the official CEN-CENELEC website or contact the Awards Secretariat at

Call for Nominations: Celebrating Standardization Innovation: S+I Awards 2023