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STANDARDISATION: a competitive intelligence tool that is fundamental for providing the products and services of Spanish companies with access to European and international markets


The development of a UNE standard could be ​your strongest ally and the most profitable way of achieving a competitive advantage and building customer trust

Standards establish the market rules, and set up networks for contact and collaboration with other organisations in the sector.​​​​​

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To keep up-to-date with all aspects related to standardisation: ​​​​

  • Discover the new regulatory developments;
  • Take part in developing standards;
  • Learn how to integrate standardisation into your R&D&i project;

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Standardisation Testimonies


What does standardisation do for sectors like Public Administrations, corporate organisations, foundations or universities?

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UNE, Spanish standardisation body


UNE represents the interests of Spanish companies and society in European and international standardisation organisations.

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Standardisation's contribution to improving the competitiveness of companies

Export in UNE

Standardisation helps to prevent market disaggregation and contributes to the building global, transparent markets.

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Innovation in UNE

The use of standards reduces costs and risks, incorporates ​innovative activities and generates trust among users. This facilitates market acceptance and expedites marketing.​

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Digitisation in UNE

The Digital Single Market is one of the most promising areas and one which poses the most challenges to progress.
Standardisation helps entities to address the challenges they face as regards digitisation.

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Social Responsibility in UNE
Social Responsibility

Applying the principles of good governance is beneficial and necessary for sustaining business growth and creating value.​​

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Services in UNE

Voluntary standards can help build a true Single Market in the area of services, as they have done in the area of products, facilitating the hiring of services and the establishment of suppliers in other countries.

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Public policies in UNE
Public Policies

The Joint Initiative on Standardisation, provided for in the European Commission single market strategy, is a public and private collaboration initiative that seeks to promote standardisation as tool for European industry to launch in new markets.​​​

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Discover the new areas under development

National, European and international.

​UNE is in charge of transferring the standardisation initiatives received from international and European standardisation organisations​ to the national industries, as well as channelling the nationally created standardisation proposals.

New areas

Working area

New standardisation proposals

​​​If you are interested in giving your opinion, receiving information, or taking part, please If you want to propose a new standardisation development, send us the following form with the requested information so we can consider and assess your proposal.

New proposal form

Training in standardisation

Standards can be extremely useful tools when developed and used correctly. For more information on standards, the Spanish Association for Standardization - UNE, offers various types of training programs.

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CTN finder

Go to our search engine and find the Technical Standardisation Committees (CTNs) that are of interest to you.

Open finder

Drafts under public enquiry

If you would like to see which drafts are in the PI stage and send in your comments, you can do so through the UNE Draft Review System.

Draft Review System

Annual standardisation work programme

In order to facilitate access to and participation in the standardisation process and to emphasise transparency of the same, one of the commitments established by the European Standardisation Regulation is the publication of the annual standardisation work programme.

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E-committees provide members of the Technical Standardisation Committees with access to standardisation documentation at Spanish, European and international levels.

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