The increased coordination of European metrology research was driven by emerging societal needs in areas such as health, food, environment, energy and security. 

The European Metrology Research Programme (EMRP) and the European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research (EMPIR) are bringing together world-class measurement expertise in a series of targeted projects in response to these challenges.

These pages build a starting point to inform the public and policy makers about the impact metrology has in each area of our daily lives.