Awards for SPIDIA and SPIDIA4P

SPIDIA and SPIDIA4P received several prestigious awards and recognitions for their work and contribution to standardization - take a look!


Chosen amongst several high-class EU grant project, SPIDIA4P won the
Standard + Innovation Project Award by CEN and CENELEC for its important contribution
of research and innovation to standardization in October 2021!
What a big acknowledgement!

Read the Pressrelease of CEN and CENELEC
Watch the video of the ceremony
QIAGEN LinkedIn post


SPIDIA4P was chosen to be one of the 3 sucess stories showcased in the EU Standardization factsheet, published by the European Commission on the World Standards Day on October 14, 2020!

A great recognition of the work and importance of the SPIDIA4P consortium and its efforts to standardized the pre-analaytical phase and hence reducing the diagnostical errors!

Get the factsheet!
Press Release DIN (German)


Dr. Uwe Oelmueller, Coordinator of SPIDIA4P, received the Standards + Innovation Technical Body Officer Award 2019 by the European Standards Committee CEN and CENELEC.

As Convenor of CEN/TC 104/WG3 "Quality management in the medical laboratory" and of ISO/TC 212/WG4 "Microbiology and molecular diagnostics, Dr. Oelmueller ist the driving force
behind translating research and industry needs in highly innovative fields into standard documents (CEN/TS, EN, EN/ISO), achieving significant impanct in healthcare and diagnostics.


Information about the award on
Press Release DIN
QIAGEN LinkedIn post about the award


In 2017, Dr. Uwe Oelmueller, Coordinator of SPIDIA4P, was honoured for comprehensive merits on European and

International pre-analytical standardisation with the "DIN Golden Honorary Needle"!

Award news on
Press Release DIN (German)


In 2016, Dr. Uwe Oelmueller got the DIN 2nd Award for Use of New Standards!

QIAGEN Twitter Post 2016