EURAMET eNewsletter | Issue 17 | 17 March 2020
Dedicated working group set up to support EURAMET's capacity building strategy has new convenor
To facilitate its Capacity Building strategy, EURAMET has established a dedicated working group under the auspice of the Board of Directors. A long-time member of the working group, Paul Hetherington, has been recently appointed as its new convenor. Read the full interview with Paul Hetherington here >>
At present, the group is working to encourage institute participation in EURAMET activities, promote the transfer of knowledge between NMI/DIs, and carry out various other capacity building measures to support all of EURAMET’s member states and create a coherent metrology landscape for Europe.Read more >>
EMPIR Capacity Building project enables analysis of environmental materials
To determine the benefits of implementing differing environmental policies, various climate-related indicators need to be measured and tracked accurately. As part of EURAMET’s Capacity Building strategy, a recently completed EMPIR project has developed new analysis methods for monitoring the levels of organic and inorganic pollutants present in water and soil. These results will advance pollutant monitoring capabilities in several participating European countries.Read more >>
EMPIR Capacity Building project supports a stable energy supply for Europe
Measurements of electrical power and power quality are essential for creating a stable energy supply. An EMPIR Research Potential project has improved the measurement traceability of these critical quantities, to connect them more concretely to the fundamental system of units that governs measurement worldwide (the SI units). Project results will contribute to a smoother transition to renewable energy sources for Europe.Read more >>
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