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QI for PV: Vietnamese delegation visits Germany and Switzerland

PTB, in partnership with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and the Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality (STAMEQ) in Viet Nam, is implementing a bilateral, BMZ-funded project called “Promotion of Quality Assurance Services for Sustainable Energy” in Viet Nam from 2022 to 2025. The project aims to enhance the quality infrastructure (QI) services…

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Legal metrology: Asia-Pacific Region meets in the Philippines

The 30th Asia-Pacific Legal Metrology Forum (APLMF) Meeting took place in November 2023. For the first time in three years, the participants were able to meet in person again. The Philippines were the host country and invited the participants to the island of Panglao in the Province of Bohol. Representatives from more than 20 countries…

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Quality assurance for renewable energies in Viet Nam

In light of new collaboration opportunities, the German Embassy, together with STAMEQ, seeks to amplify awareness around the mostly underestimated topic of Quality Infrastructure (QI) for Solar Energy. On April 12th, 2024, the third steering committee meeting of the Promotion of Quality Assurance Services for Sustainable Energy project, led by the German Metrology Institute, Physikalisch…

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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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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.…

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Navigating the Digital Transformation: Insights from the Kick-Off Workshop on digital metrology and accreditation

On October 25, an engaging digitalization kick-off workshop brought together colleagues from national metrology institutes and national accreditation bodies from the Eastern Partnership countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. Moreover, other colleagues from Asia, participating in the ADAPT project, joined the workshop as eager listeners. This virtual gathering aimed to facilitate the exchange…

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The digital accreditation process has been established in Tunisia. Congratulations!

The Tunisian Accreditation Council (TUNAC) has recently started to digitalize its administration system as well as its accreditation processes and has set up a central database for this purpose. TUNAC is carrying out these activities to be able to react to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17011 towards accreditation bodies and the accreditation process as well as…