ECAP’s first representation of European SMEs in a high-level Roundtable organised by CEN and CENELEC in partnership with The Parliament magazine.

ECAP’s first partnership with Building Test Expo 2014, a meeting co-locating EOTA and CEN conferences.

ECAP is invited to participate in a public discussion with Nobel Prize laureate John F. Nash on standardisation and Game Theory.

ECAP succeeds in its battle for the introduction of European severe requirements (class C2) in ETAG 001, Annex E: Assessment of metal anchors under seismic actions.

ECAP is appointed as convenor of CEN TC 212 WG5 SG fixing cartridges.

ECAP members prepare a master of a complete DoP, which extrapolates performance values from ETAs matching (the first example in Europe) the legal requirements of the CPR; DoPs that refer only to an ETA are judged unacceptable by the European Commission, because the CPR requires that the DoP contains the performance values, so that the manufacturer bears legal responsibility for the performances of his products.

ECAP’s first partnership in an European Union 7FP project.

ECAP develops a pilot project on the education of students about standardisation. The project is realized under the umbrella of CEN-CENELEC-ETSI and under the auspices of the European Commission.

ECAP reports to the UK-based trade magazine Fastener and Fixings about its first CEN success.

European Commission considers ECAP as best practice of European SMEs defending their interests.

ECAP members finance their first calculation program on structural anchors.

ECAP members carry out their first shared technical research on their products related to standardisation issues.

ECAP members finance the design and construction of a testing machine for structural anchors.


ECAP first technical discussion, based on data coming from the products of ECAP members, at the same time as ECAP became a member of the EOTA WG on anchors.