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The Federal Republic of Germany

The Federal Republic of Germany became a Member State in 1875.

Professor Joachim Ullrich, President, PTB, was first elected to the CIPM in 2013.

Professor Ullrich is Vice-President of the CIPM and President of the Consultative Committee for Units (CCU).

Representatives of the NMIs or designated institutes of the Federal Republic of Germany (see CIPM MRA) participate in the following Consultative Committees:

Bundesallee 100
D-38116 Braunschweig
Tel.: + 49 531 592 1000
Fax: + 49 531 592 1005
Web: http://www.ptb.de/
Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 14 October 1999

Signed by: Ernst O. GÖBEL (then President, PTB)
  • Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Braunschweig

  • Designated institute(s):
  • Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit (BVL), Berlin
  • Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Berlin
  • Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Langen

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  • Internationally recognized Calibration and Measurement Capabilities (CMCs)
  • Participation in key and supplementary comparisons
  • Submission of CMCs through: EURAMET.
  • The following institutes are authorized to use the CIPM MRA logo, for the fields of measurement supported by CMCs published in the KCDB:

    BAM (Germany) from 17 January 2008
    BVL (Germany) from 11 November 2016
    PTB (Germany) from 28 November 2006
    UBA (Germany) from 17 August 2007

    Over the last 15 years the Federal Republic of Germany has benefited from BIPM comparison and calibration services in the following fields:

    BIPM calibration certificates issued to the Federal Republic of Germany and/or its NMI(s)

    Delegates at the meeting of the CGPM in November 2018:
    • Prof. Joachim Ullrich
    • Dr Arne Höll
    • Mr Stefan Schnorr (Head of Delegation)
    • Mr Ole Janssen
    • Dr Michael Kühne
    Delegates at recent meetings of NMI Directors and State Party Representatives:
    • Dr Arne Höll (18-19 October 2017)
    • Dr Jörn Stenger (18-19 October 2017)
    • Prof. Joachim Ullrich (18-19 October 2017)
    • Dr Jörn Stenger (24-25 October 2016)
    • Prof. Joachim Ullrich (24-25 October 2016)
    • Dr Friederike Weritz (24-25 October 2016)
    • Dr Jörn Stenger (13-14 October 2015)
    • Prof. Joachim Ullrich (13-14 October 2015)

    Nationals having participated in/benefited from the BIPM CBKT programme:

    Nationals having contributed to the BIPM CBKT programme:

    National institutes having sponsored a BIPM CBKT initiative (in full or in part):

    Member States
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    Notice of Contributions
    Calculating Member State contributions
    List of Member States
    Signatories of the MRA
    Participation in
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    Number of CMCs published per domaintable
    NMI Directors and State Representatives