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World Metrology Day 2020

On May the 20th, in Paris in 1875, 17 Nations signed the Metre Convention, also known as the Treaty of the Metre. This act started a process which has led to the metrological structure and the International System of Units (SI) that we have today.  As of January 2020, the list of those original 17 signatories has now grown to 68 member states and 40 associated states – covering around 98% of the world economies.

We mark this date every year as World Metrology Day and this year the theme is “Measurements for global trade”.

To find out more about what our colleagues around the globe are doing to celebrate, and to sample some projects of EURAMET's European Metrology Research Programmes that have contributed to trade as well as a range of other topics, please visit our World Metrology Day page >>

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World Metrology Day 2020
2020-05-20

On May the 20th this year we celebrate World Metrology Day marking 145 years of international cooperation in Metrology. more

EURAMET research improves drug infusion for intensive care patients
2020-05-20

EMPIR project inspires positive changes to the care of patients in intensive care more

Online Workshop for Multiphase Reference Metrology
2020-05-18

Thursday 4 June 2020, 09:30 to 11:30 UK time more

EURAMET research leads to continuing improvements for intravenous drug delivery
2020-05-15

EMPIR project strives to improve the accuracy of intravenous drug delivery more

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