Standardization in the field of biomimetics that includes but is not limited to methods and technologies in biomimetics such as biomimetic materials, processes and products, incorporating the most recent results of R&D projects.

Classification, definition and development of terminology in the field of biomimetics.

Description of the potentials and limitations of biomimetics as an innovation system or a sustainability strategy.

Description and standardization of methods in biomimetics, biomimetic materials, processes and products throughout their entire lifecycle.

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published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 266


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 266/CAG 1 Chair Advisory Group Working group
ISO/TC 266/WG 2 Structures and materials Working group
ISO/TC 266/WG 4 Knowledge infrastructure of biomimetics Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 266

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 266:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 35 Paints and varnishes ISO
ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 266

ISO/TC 266 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 35 Paints and varnishes ISO
ISO/TC 37 Language and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 150 Implants for surgery ISO
ISO/TC 168 Prosthetics and orthotics ISO
ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO
ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies ISO
ISO/TC 279 Innovation management ISO

ISO/TC 266 - Secretariat

DIN Germany
DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V.
Am DIN-Platz
Burggrafenstrasse 6
D-10787 Berlin

Tel: +49 30 26 01-0
Fax: +49 30 26 01 12 31

Secretariat direct:
Mr Dr.-Ing Michael Schmitt
Tel: +49 30 2601-2783
Fax: +49 30 2601-42783