International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies
IEC Industry perpective

Governments/ International Organizations

Your perspective


Economic benefits of standardization

Supporting innovation

Supporting innovation


Technological innovation is industry’s business, and this is facilitated by international standards.


The adoption of international standards is a government’s business. In adopting international standards as national standards, governments ensure that their country’s industry benefits from all technological developments and innovations and stays competitive in the global market.