• Members
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Influence or be influenced?

Over 700 companies and institutions are already enjoying the benefits of a membership in the SNV. More than 2000 Swiss experts are part of the Standards Community – the worldwide standardization network of experts from a wide range of industries and subject areas. As a member of the Standards Community you actively shape the future technical framework conditions in your sector and thereby generate added value for your company. You benefit from a strong international network, access to knowledge platforms and interesting discounts on standards and seminars.

The benefits of SNV membership at a glance

Access to standardization bodies:

Access to standards committees and the possibility of influencing national, European and international standards as part of the development or revision process.

  • Meet Swiss experts at your SC and make contacts around the world in the working groups of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the European Committee for Standardization (CEN).
  • Decide for yourself how actively you would like to participate.

Have a say in a national SC that deals with topics relevant to you.

  • Make contributions to standardization texts based on your own interests and actively shape the technical content.
  • Help implement useful technology on the market or discontinue the use of «undesirable» ones.
Access to the SNV ISOlutions information platform:

Access to documents, the voting portal on draft standards and the committee’s entire standards portfolio via SNV ISOlutions.

  • Use the flexible and modern online standardization process.
  • You set the time and place for your standardization work – 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.
Information advantage:

Advance knowledge of planned standards, standards in development and published, valid standards.

  • You will receive detailed information on interesting new projects and topics as well as upcoming revisions of standards from your SC and our programme managers.
  • Use this chance to have a direct influence right from the start.


Training and events:

Benefit from participating in conferences and events on current topics, exclusively for members.

  • Are you looking for a targeted training course as an investment in your future?
  • The SNV Academy offers a wide range of training courses focusing on specific topics and designed for all levels.

20% discount on purchases of standards from the interdisciplinary sector (INB), on SWISSMEM standards and on SNV seminars.

  • Choose from over 40,000 items available in our shop, use our offers in standards monitoring or our procurement and logistics solutions.
  • Also benefit from great discounts on our SNV Academy training courses.
The SNV – your partner when it comes to standards

The range of services offered by the SNV covers all you need to use your standards – with the goal of assisting you in research, development, testing and launch of your products and services.

How can I actively contribute to the development of standards?

Switzerland is an exporting country. One foundation for this is the strong Swiss commitment to standardization. Active participation in the standardization process brings additional benefits when it comes to using the standards.

Which subjects can I contribute to?

We will be happy to invite you to a so-called mirror committee of the SNV or one of the specialist departments, so you can have a lasting influence on the work in your field.

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