EURAMET eNewsletter | Issue 6 | 9 December 2016

New General Secretary for EURAMET

EURAMET is happy to announce the appointment of Duncan Jarvis as new EURAMET General Secretary.
“I am very pleased to inform you that the Board of Directors has appointed Duncan as General Secretary for a period of five years”, said Beat Jeckelmann, EURAMET’s Chairperson.
Duncan has been part of the EURAMET community for more than 20 years, where he started as UK representative for acoustics in EUROMET. In 2010 he took over the position as Programme Manager for EURAMET's EMRP.
Duncan Jarvis will start his new position on 1 January 2017.

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Research & Innovation

Find here a selection of latest news from EMRP's and EMPIR's joint research projects:

Light detector with record-high sensitivity to revolutionise imaging
EMRP projects contribute to the development of a new light detector that reaches a near-unity response ranging from ultraviolet to infrared

Supporting uptake of green gas
Work supporting the introduction of biogas into Europe's gas networks has won the first European Biogas Association Poster Award

Two new international standards published
Traceable verification techniques for electrical measurements developed in EMRP project feed into industry-level documentation

New publications highlight impact from industry projects
A new report and accompanying series of case studies outline the key technical achievements and early impacts of the first group of projects completed under the EMRP Industry theme.

International Metrology Congress 2017: Call for papers open

The 18th International Metrology Congress (CIM) will be held in Paris (France) from 19 to 21 September 2017.
The congress focusses on topics around R&D and best practices for measurement in industry.

Don’t miss to submit your paper. The call for papers for CIM is open until 15 January 2017.

For further information please visit .

"Smallest" CMC in volume

A new Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC) was published in the BIPM data base in October 2016. The new CMC from IPQ (Portugal) belongs to the field of volume measurements and refers to the calibration of micropipettes using the photometric method. It is so far, the smallest value in volume of any National Metrology Institute, 10-7 L. read more>>

Upcoming Events

Industry Research Projects Workshop
10 January 2017, Coventry (United Kingdom)

EURAMET Directors' Workshop on Coordination in European Metrology
17 January 2017, Berlin (Germany)

Metrology for LNG workshop and European Flow Measurement Workshop Join Forces
4 to 7 April 2017, Noordwijk (The Netherlands)

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