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A standard for ethics assessment of research and innovation

Day 1, 9/13/17 3:15 pm - 9/13/17 4:15 pm

Standards are developed with all parties concerned and contain best practices and state-of-the-art knowledge. These agreements provide organization with trusted guidance. They are well-respected reference documents that create trust and understanding.

CWA 17145, parts 1 and 2, aims to support organizations and individuals involved in R&I with implementing or improving their ethics assessment. It provides practical guidance for ethics committees and ethical impact assessment of a project.

Related Deliverables

  • CWA 17145:2017 sets requirements and provides guidelines for ethics assessment in research and innovation (R&I). The  CWA has 2 parts: Part 1 Ethics committee and part 2 Ethical impact assessment framework CWA Standards page >>



Marlou Bijlsma and Thamar Zijlstra, The Netherlands Standardization Institute (NEN)


Tapani Keränen portrait missing

Tapani Keränen

Chair, TUKIJA National Committee on Medical Research Ethics

Jacob Hølen portrait missing

Jacob Hølen

Director of The National Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics (NEM), Norway

Ljiljana Mihic portrait missing

Ljiljana Mihic

Member of Ethical Board of Serbian Psychological Association, Serbia