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The Communications Office provides information on DIN and on standardization in general.

On 3 November 2016 several winners received awards in DIN's 16th annual DIN Prize competition. Seven prizes in four categories were awarded to entries demonstrating the central role standards play ...

At the start of October, ISO and ASTM International unveiled a framework for creating global additive manufacturing standards. This will help meet the needs for new technical standards in the ...

Standards Boost the Digital World

In anticipation of Germany's taking on the G20 presidency starting from 1 December 2016, roughly 100 experts attended an international conference ...

On 7 September 2016, Mr Mohamed El-Sewedy, Chairman of the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI), visited DIN, leading a delegation of other Egyptian dignitaries, including Dr. Badr Abdelatty, ...

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A selection of publications which deal with DIN and standardization.

What is a standard? How is a standard developed? Information about standardization 

How do standards support innovation? What role do standards and standardization play in research projects?