DIN, the German Institute for Standardization, develops standards and technical rules as a service to industry, the state and society as a whole. This process involves the skills and experience of some 26, 000 experts. By agreement with the German Federal Government, DIN is the acknowledged national standards body and represents German interests in European and international standards organizations.
Research and Development
Standardization at an early stage of technological development serves as a catalyst and helps avoid unprofitable investments. With its various innovation projects, DIN can be a vital partner to research and development organizations. more
Consensus Based Standardization
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In addition to the process of formal standardization leading to standards based on consensus, the process to draw up a specification is most often referred to as informal or consortia standardization, the result of such process being called specification. more