ASTM International ET CoE

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ASTM International is an international standards organization that facilitates a committee on exoskeletons as well as starting a center of excellence on exo technology.
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Established in 2019, the ASTM International Exo Technology Center of Excellence (ET CoE) is a collaboration between ASTM (and its more than 30,000 members) and consumers, industry, government, healthcare, and academia. The ET CoE seeks to improve the quality of life and participation of all people through accelerating exo technology research, standards, testing, and training.

The ET CoE behaves as an exoskeleton for the global exo community.  It augments, enables, assists, and enhances the exo community through initiatives that include:

  • identifying high priority needs and sponsoring research & development (R&D) through our groundbreaking Research to Standards (R2S) framework,

  • providing unbiased high-value advice and counsel on exo technologies, including standards and those under development around the globe

  • developing and delivering education, training, and workforce development products,

  • collaborating and partnering with other organizations passionate about exo technologies,

  • testing and evaluating exemplar products, processes, and laboratories to establish a trusted network of testing and certification organizations,

  • connecting people and organizations to promote innovation and collaboration,

  • providing a neutral venue for stakeholder groups to discuss common challenges,

  • curating and sharing knowledge, and

  • promoting exo technology through various outreach mechanisms.

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Location
West Conshohocken, PA
Year Company Founded
1898
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Committee F48 on Exoskeletons and Exosuits and Exo Technology Center of Excellence

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