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The Eastern Republic of Uruguay

The Eastern Republic of Uruguay became a Member State in 1908.

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


Avda. Italia 6201
11500 Montevideo
Tel.: + 598 2 601 3724
Fax: + 598 2 600 2291
Web: http://www.latu.org.uy/
Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 14 October 1999

Signed by: Ruperto LONG (then President, LATU)
  • Laboratorio Tecnológico del Uruguay (LATU), Montevideo

  • Designated institute(s):
  • For electricity and magnetism: Administración Nacional de Usinas y Transmisiones Eléctricas (UTE), Montevideo
  • For ionizing radiation: Laboratorios Tecnogestión - Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Minería (MIEM-LSMRI)

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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:

    LATU from 22 January 2007
    UTE from 28 August 2006

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

    • Electricity
    • Ionizing Radiation (for Uruguay. traceability to the BIPM in the field of dosimetry is established though BIPM calibrations made for the IAEA)
    • Mass

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

    Delegates at the meeting of the CGPM in November 2018:
    • Mr Daniel Volpe (Head of Delegation)

    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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