ASTM International is an organization of inclusion - offering global access to fully transparent standards development, resulting in the highest technical excellence in standardization.
Initiated in 2001, ASTM International's Memorandum of Understanding program promotes:
Communication between signatory member standards bodies;
Awareness of each other's standardization systems; development of national standards;
De-duplication of efforts; and support of the development activities of members.
Over 100 participating national and regional standards bodies worldwide.
For more information on Cooperative Training Programs, please contact Global Cooperation.
Available to representatives of industry and government who wish to utilize or better understand and apply ASTM International standards; and contribute to or influence the content of the ASTM standards to reflect local market and regulatory needs. The program typically includes 8 – 10 participants who come to the U.S. for training.
The MoU Technical Visitor Grant Program is a special funding opportunity offered by ASTM to its MoU signatories to strengthen the participation of technical experts from around the world in the ASTM standards development process.
ASTM International working cooperatively with its members and MoU partners, regularly provides guidance, training, and support to technical experts and the staff of national standards bodies via webinars.
ASTM complies with the WTO Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement principles.