Call for Papers

Call for Papers

At 25th EURAS Conference, we welcome scientific contributions from both academia and industry related to these issues as well as contributions by practitioners about how they manage standardisation and innovation jointly. However, papers on other standardisation topics will also be considered. Sample topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Standardisation as innovation?!
  • Standards as innovation policy tools.
  • Standardisation and Europe’s research and innovation agenda.
  • Standards as platforms for innovation.
  • Standardisation and innovation management.
  • Standardisation roadmaps.
  • Standardisation of converging technologies.
  • Responsible Standardisation
  • Standards and digitalisation.
  • Standardisation and open source.
  • Standards and technical barriers to trade.
  • Adoption/implementation of standards.
  • Standards for sustainability.
  • Standardisation and entrepreneurship.
  • The impact of standards and standardisation.
  • Standardisation strategy and strategic alliances.
  • Standardisation via industry consortia.
  • Role of industry associations in standardisation.
  • History of standardisation.
  • Standardisation processes.
  • Standards and knowledge transfer.
  • Standards and IPR.
  • Relation between standardisation and legislation.
  • Legal aspects of standardisation.
  • Competition and compatibility among standards.
  • Quality of standards.


We welcome two types of submissions:

  • Full research papers (up to 20 single-spaced pages);
  • Practitioners’ papers (primarily, though not exclusively on joint standardisation and innovation management; up to 4 single-spaced pages).

Papers should adhere to the formatting guidelines:

Papers should be submitted as .pdf files via EasyChair at: TBA

Review process

Research papers will be peer-reviewed (double blind) by at least two members of the Technical Programme Committee. Practitioners’ papers will go through a more informal suitability check. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, as part of the ‘EURAS Contributions to Standardisation Research’ book series. No transfer of copyright will be required.


  • Paper submission: 12 April 2021
  • Notification: 31 May 2021
  • Final paper due: 5 July 2021

More information

For more information please see: Call for Papers