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Measurement capabilities

Our team of more than 50 expert scientists support LGC's role as the National Measurement Laboratory (NML, designated for chemical and biomeasurement), delivering measurement solutions to the highest levels. More than 70% of our scientists and researchers hold PhDs and have experience gained through many years working at the forefront of their fields.

Our experts also carry out collaborative and contract measurement research and assign reference values for external customers.
We provide chemical and bio-measurement solutions:

  • for challenging multi-analyte assays
  • for complex matrices
  • at trace levels
  • for small sample sizes. 

Many of our testing and calibration services are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025, demonstrating that we operate to the highest level of quality. 

Our expertise and applications:


Contact us

For further information contact the National Measurement Laboratory.

Sign up to the LGC NML eNewsletter to get regular updates on our activities.

Download our latest Annual Review.


Current developments

Find out more about the impact of our work and visit our publications and resources section for the latest best practice guides and technical papers.