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The Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Kingdom of the Netherlands became a Member State in 1929.

In November 2014 the CGPM elected Dr Gert Rietveld, VSL, to the CIPM. Dr Rietveld started his term at the March 2015 session of the CIPM.

Dr Rietveld is President of the Consultative Committee for Electricity and Magnetism (CCEM)

Representatives of the NMIs or designated institutes of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (see CIPM MRA) participate in the following Consultative Committees:


Note: This summary chart also includes personal members where applicable.

Thijsseweg 11
P.O. Box 654
2629 JA Delft
Tel.: + 31 15 269 1500
Fax: + 31 15 269 1515
Web: http://www.vsl.nl/
Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 14 October 1999

Signed by: Tjalling M. PLANTENGA (then Director, NMi-VSL*)
* now VSL
  • VSL Dutch Metrology Institute (VSL), Delft

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    The following institutes are authorized to use the CIPM MRA logo, for the fields of measurement supported by CMCs published in the KCDB:

    VSL from 20 September 2006

    Over the last 15 years this State has benefited from BIPM comparison and calibration services in the following fields:

    • Chemistry
    • Electricity
    • Ionizing Radiation
    • Mass
    • Time

    BIPM calibration certificates issued to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and/or its NMI(s)

    Delegates at the meeting of the CGPM in November 2018:
    • Prof. Dr Gerrit Rietveld
    • Dr Wilfried de Waal (Head of Delegation)
    • Dr Vincent Fokkema

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

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

    • No sponsorship yet

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