Karl Grün holds a doctor’s degree in physics and is Director Standards Development at Austrian Standards. Karl Grün, serving in Austrian Standards for more than 20 years, is the Austrian member of the Technical Board of the European Committee for Standardization CEN, and is the Austrian contact for Research, Development and Innovation to facilitate the national interaction between the research and standardization community.
The services that Austrian Standards provides for economy, administration, science, state and society are a prerequisite of economic growth, competitiveness, innovation and prosperity. The portfolio includes providing a modern, neutral and independent infrastructure for the development of standards in Austria and for the participation of Austrian experts in European and international standardization. Austrian Standards holds the secretariat of several CEN Technical Committees related to health care services and is involved in a number of EU research projects.