Hearing of the IMCO Committee on European Standards for the 21st Century - Standardisation must include SMEs to live up to a modern society

Press release: Brussels, 27 January 2017 – Standards should represent the interest of those who are using them on a daily basis, such as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), consumers and workers. So SMEs, namely the main economic players in the European Union, should be properly included in the standards making process at national, European and international levels. This was the main point stressed before MEPs by Small Business Standards, the European association representing SMEs in standardisation, at yesterday’s hearing in the Internal Market Committee of the European Parliament.

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