Our measurement services
Accurate measurements underpin product safety and quality and ensure consumer confidence. These measurements can often be challenging due to the complexity of the sample matrix or particular analyte properties, such as ultra-low concentrations or chemical form.
At the NML, we specialise in the development, validation of these challenging measurements. We also have a wide range of accredited methods for wide range of analytes and matrices. Our expert team will work with you to understand your needs and propose and deliver innovative measurement solutions in accordance with your budget, timeline and quality requirements.
Contact us to discuss how we could help solve your measurement challenge.
Our services include
- Measurement research (applied analytical and capability development)
- Reference measurements (ISO17025 testing and calibration)
- Data analytics (design and interpretation)
- Hands-on training & consultancy
Our unique features
- UK National Measurement Laboratory (NML) for chemical and bio-measurement
- Home of the UK Government Chemist
- One of the leading national measurement institutes globally
- Over 170 years’ experience in analytical science
- Over 100 papers and conference presentations published and presented each year
Our unique measurement capabilities
- Team of more than 80 specialist measurement scientists
- One of the most diversely equipped laboratories in the UK
- Expertise in over 20 mass spectrometry systems and in over 10 digital and real-time PCR systems
- Many methods accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 (testing and calibration)
- Government, Medical, Pharma, Food, Consumer products, Industry, Academia and reference material producers
- We score highly for scientific capability, quality, flexibility and delivery (95% - 2017-2018 customer survey)
- Dedicated account manager to ensure effective understanding of your requirements and regular communication