Liaison: International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)


Joint statements

2022 Joint Statement of Intent on the digital transformation in the international scientific and quality infrastructure

Links between the BIPM and the IEC

  • The BIPM has Liaison A status with IEC/TC 1 Terminology and IEC/TC 25 Quantities and units.
  • The IEC is one of the partners in INetQI.
  • The IEC is a member of the JCGM.
  • The IEC participates in the CCU and the CCAUV.


The IEC publishes International Standards for electrotechnology (electrical, electronic and related technologies). The IEC provides a platform to companies, industries and governments for meeting, discussing and developing the International Standards they require.

The BIPM and the IEC cooperate through ISO where joint ISO/IEC standards are concerned. Jointly with ISO, the IEC publishes standards having an impact on metrology, such as ISO/IEC 17025.



Dr Michael Stock

Physical Metrology Department

Dr Anna Cypionka

International Liaison and Communication

Dr Gianna Panfilo

Time Department

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