Learn more about our collaborative efforts with government, industry, academia, and consumers as we work to accelerate and advance standards to drive faster adoption and implementation for cutting-edge technologies.
ASTM Xcellerate puts standards at the heart of the world’s emerging technologies – promoting excellence, accelerating development, and underpinning commercial success. Xcellerate is building on ASTM’s world-leading standards development process to provide the speed and agility innovative technologies need. We help new innovations quickly demonstrate their safety, reliability, quality, and relevance through standards. Learn more about ASTM Xcellerate.
Our Centers of Excellence conduct strategic R&D that enables different emerging technologies to make better use of standards to drive up quality and accelerate commercial success. The Centers see ASTM partnering with industry, research hubs, regulators, academia, and governments from around the world to provide three core elements:
Historically, we have relied on our outstanding membership to provide technical expertise across the vast array of products, services, and technologies ASTM covers. That’s still the case for emerging technologies, but to increase our strength and focus in these areas, we have recruited full-time technical experts in these specific fields:
The ASTM Exo Games, a student innovation initiative, is a competition open to university teams of S.T.E.M degree students. This unique competition connects students with exo industry professionals, provides hands-on experience with new exo standards, and helps build lifelong relationships. Student teams are tasked with designing an exoskeleton and testing it against standards and measures, with winners decided by ASTM International representatives.
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