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The Portuguese Republic

The Portuguese Republic* became a Member State in 1876.

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


*. then the Kingdom of Portugal and the Algarves
Laboratório Central de Metrologia
Rua António Gião, 2
2829-513 Caparica
Tel.: + 351 212 948 184
Fax: + 351 212 948 188
Web: http://www1.ipq.pt/
Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 14 October 1999

Signed by: Eduardo Manuel de ALMEIDA FARINHA (Vice-President, IPQ)
  • Instituto Português da Qualidade (IPQ), Caparica

  • Designated institute(s):
  • For chemistry: sea water, sediments: Instituto Hidrográfico - Laboratório de Química e Poluição do Meio Marinho (IH-LQPM), Lisbon
  • For ionizing radiation: Laboratório de Proteção e Segurança Radiológica, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST-LPSR), Sacavém

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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:

    IPQ from 11 October 2006
    IST-LPSR from 29 June 2007

    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 Portuguese Republic and/or its NMI(s)

    Delegates at the meeting of the CGPM in November 2018:
    • Dr Isabel Godinho (Head of Delegation)
    • Dr João Alves de Sousa
    Delegates at recent meetings of NMI Directors and State Party Representatives:
    • No participants at recent meetings (2017, 2019)

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

    • No participants yet

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

    • No sponsorship yet

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