Pictorial representation of a certificate that is only available in digital format. Text: DCC (digital calibration certificate). It contains text boxes with the following designations: Administrative Data Result Comment Configuration File Data Sheet Raw Data

Goodbye paper, welcome digital calibration certificates!

Today, we are announcing the release of a video on the digital calibration certificate (DCC). This film is intended to highlight the transition from conventional calibration certificates to digital calibration certificates (DCCs) in various sectors. As you watch this entertaining and informative video, you will see the advantages of introducing DCCs into our work processes.…

The upper reaches of the Ganges. On the left, a hilly riverbank can be seen; on the right, there is a rocky riverbank. A small blue boat with people inside is travelling down the river.

Aid for “Mother Ganga”

World Water Day on 22 March – measuring the water quality of the Ganges is the focus of a PTB development cooperation project India’s holiest river is considered the embodiment of a river goddess and is also often called by the same name: Mother Ganga. According to Hindu belief, whoever bathes in the river will…

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Empowering Green Transformation

Highlights from the 3rd Eastern Partnership QI4GT Workshop On 31 January 2024, the 3rd workshop took place online with about 150 participants, using pharmaceuticals, construction materials and electrotechnical products as examples. Experts explained the requirements of the European Green Deal for companies and highlighted the quality infrastructure (QI) services required to fulfil these requirements. Dr…

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Enhancing Trade and Safety

Introduction: We are pleased to announce the release of the revised edition of the Technical Regulations booklet, a valuable resource for regulators and policymakers working towards implementing improved regulatory processes. Developed by PTB (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt) and ITC (International Trade Centre), this updated version aims to address the challenges of developing and enforcing technical regulations in…

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QuISP Alumni Network successfully reactivated

The QuISP Alumni Network successfully conducted a highly anticipated kick-off webinar on 11 December 2023. Alumni from various courses and countries joined the virtual event, marking a significant step towards the reactivation of the network. The QuISP Alumni Network is an initiative of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), which comprises quality practitioners who have undergone training…

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Moin*, Hamburg – hello from IMEKO

Call for Papers The XXIV IMEKO World Congress 2024, organised by an experienced team from PTB, will take place from Monday, 26 to Thursday, 29 August 2024 at the CCH – Congress Center Hamburg. On Friday, 30 August, laboratory visits are planned at PTB-Braunschweig. We kindly ask authors to submit their contributions https://www.imeko2024.org/call-for-papers The theme…

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PTB Eastern Partnership Project Boosts Moldova’s Trade Prospects with EU

In a bid to enhance Moldova’s industrial landscape and align it with European standards, the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) Eastern Partnership Project (EaP) organized impactful training sessions in Chisinau on January 15th and 17th. The initiative, spanning five countries including Moldova, aims to bolster the quality infrastructure (QI), support digitalization, and contribute to a sustainable, green…

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New Name

Corinna Weigelt, head of our section 9.31, reported the upcoming change of the name of the section. Effective immediately, the new name is 9.31 Europe, South Caucasus, Central Asia.All business will continue as before. https://www.ptb.de/cms/en/ptb/fachabteilungen/abt9/gruppe-93/ref-931.html Cover image © PTB

A woman and a man wearing safety helmets and yellow high-visibility waistcoats are standing in front of a photovoltaic system with a laptop.

Global Exchange on Quality Infrastructure for Photovoltaics

The International Cooperation group of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) is organizing a series of online events complemented by a knowledge management platform to share and discuss lessons learned in the development of quality infrastructure (QI) for the photovoltaic (PV) sector in PTB partner countries and invites all interested parties to this virtual QI4PV global exchange.…