NBN manages Belgian participation in standards development. It brings together people like you who have a lot of knowledge and experience in a particular field. Such a meeting is called a 'standards committee'.
These standards committees are often managed by NBN itself. Nevertheless, sectoral operators (SOs) are also a crucial part of the standardisation process. They also run standards committees and are responsible for the administrative and technical follow-up.
SOs connect the experts with NBN. They also ensure that all stakeholders can participate in the standardisation process.
The standardisation process is in the hands of recognised standardisation bodies. These work at different levels. For example, there is:
As a Belgian member of CEN and ISO, NBN naturally also participates in European and international standards.
There are also some specialised standardisation bodies:
Read more about these international bodies
Standards are enormously important to us. So is standards development. As an innovative Organisation , we invest heavily in standards development, because technological evolution is very rapid. Our objective is therefore to keep improving the state of the art and integrating it into standards, for the benefit of all our users.
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