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     on matters related to measurement science and measurement standards.
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Ionizing Radiation
Mass and related quantities
Photometry and Radiometry
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BIPM News:
World Metrology Day 2018: Resource Website now live 20 May 2018 - World Metrology Day - will mark the official start of the awareness campaign towards the historic revision of the SI, which is expected to be agreed at the 26th meeting of the CGPM in November 2018. The World Metrology Day Resource Website is now live. Ethiopian NMI signs the CIPM MRA Dr Abdu Abagibe, the Director General of the National Metrology Institute of Ethiopia (NMIE), signed the CIPM MRA at the BIPM on 8 January 2018. JCTLM Workshop: Accurate results for patient care A two-day JCTLM workshop at the BIPM focused on metrological traceability in laboratory medicine, which is increasingly recognized to reduce between-method variability and effectively impact accurate results in patient care. Dr Hugo Gasca-Aragon from CENAM visits the BIPM On 4-7 December 2017, the BIPM welcomed Dr Hugo Gasca-Aragon, a specialist in statistics and the uncertainty evaluation of all standards at CENAM, the Mexican NMI.
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The BIPM's mission and role:

  • Our vision is to be universally recognized as the world focus for the international system of measurement.

  • Our mission is to work with the NMIs of our Member States, the RMOs and strategic partners world-wide and to use the BIPM's international and impartial status to promote and advance the global comparability of measurements.