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Standards Development

How You Can Help Create the Standards That Make Society Better

Standards enable everything. That’s where you come in. We welcome the knowledge of anyone interested in developing standards to make the world better.

You can help develop standards where your knowledge and experience will make an impact

We are the UK’s National Standards Body and are here to ensure that UK stakeholder can influence the standards that matter to them.

There are many ways in which you can get involved in helping to define and develop standards. These include viewing and commenting on draft standards or on proposals for new standards. You could make suggestions for new British and International standards and/or support the creation a fast-track standard to meet a specific need. There are multiple routes for participation, including by representing a stakeholder organization or a company or as an individual expert.

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Shaping the Future

Become a standards-maker with us

As the UK’s National Standards Body we are here to ensure all voices are heard in the development of standards needed by UK stakeholders.

We publish around 2,500 standards in a year and enable close to 14,000 standards-makers to influence the standards that matter to them. Being standards-maker means making a difference.

Become a Committee member

If you’re ready to become a standards-maker please visit the standards development portal to browse committees by sector or industry and select a committee to join.

Once you’ve done that, we recommend you also read the Committee Member Role description before you complete our online Standards Makers Application form

Help us improve the world by getting involved in standards development

We’re looking for people who can help us develop the standards of tomorrow – from seasoned experts to innovators shaping the future.

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Being a standards-maker means making a difference

Our standards makers include individuals from aerospace to agriculture, and stakeholder groups including consumers, government, and industry.

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