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UK National Measurement Laboratory

And Designated Institute for chemical and bio-measurement

We deliver world-leading chemical and bio-measurement science (metrology) to improve quality of life, promote economic growth in the UK and ensure the sound basis for trade based on a harmonised international system of accurate and reliable measurements.

We underpin confidence in chemical and bio-measurement needs though our state-of-the-art measurement capabilities.

We address measurement challenges of the future to foster innovation.

We work in partnership with governments, intermediaries and private sector organisations to support measurement needs in healthcare, food, environmental sustainability, national security and energy.

The need for measurement

Video with permission from VSL, the Dutch National Metrology Institute