World Metrology Day 2022

20 May marks the annual celebration of World Metrology Day.

This year, the theme for the day is 'Metrology in the Digital Era' - selected to commemorate digital technology as one of the most exciting, revolutionary trends in society today.


At EURAMET, we are continuing to work towards our strategic objectives related to digital transformation, by engaging with stakeholders, supporting research & innovation, and collaborating with key pillars of digital industry.



Europe’s NMIs and DIs support Ukrainian metrologists

EURAMET is deeply concerned about Russia’s acts of aggression against Ukraine.

EURAMET’s members and associates, the National Metrology Institutes (NMIs) and Designated Institutes (DIs), have engaged in supporting humanitarian aid activities and now would also like to offer further help for refugee staff of Ukrainian metrology institutes.


News Highlights

EMPIR project improves patient safety for MRI scans with implants

Procedures allowing medical implant manufacturers to demonstrate compliance with MRI safety regulations

MRI scan
EURAMET projects enable Europe’s first calibration facility for LNG

Liquid energy gases provide cleaner alternatives to traditional fuels - now Europe has a new calibration facility for these energy sources

VSL’s LNG calibration and test facility (image: Courtesy of VSL)
New standards for X-ray tube focal spot sizes at the nano- and micrometre scale

EMPIR project develops new NanoXSpot (NxS) gauge with line groups, Siemens star, and hole patterns for focal spot size measurement down to 100 nm

New NanoXSpot (NxS) gauge (image: Courtesy of BAM)