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

Vouchers for participation in standards committees

A membership really pays off: You can play an active role in shaping German standardization policy and also take advantage of concrete financial ...

On March 12, 2018, the final meeting of DIN SPEC 5010 "Testing of paper and board — Determination of the transfer of mineral oil hydrocarbons from food contact materials manufactured with portions ...

Effective immediately, DIN will make all DIN SPEC documents created through the PAS process available free of charge. These consortial standards are available for download using the following  link.

With effect from 1 January 2018, DIN Executive Board Chairman Christoph Winterhalter has been elected Vice-President Policy of CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, by the CEN members.

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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?