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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.…

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Improving food safety: PTB and the Egyptian metrology institute kick off new cooperation project

PTB and the Egyptian National Institute of Standards (NIS) were honoured to start the implementation activities of a new cooperation project last month. Both metrology institutes kicked things off with the first Advisory Board meeting of this bilateral technical project on “Strengthening of Metrology for the Improvement of Competitiveness in the Egyptian Economy (SMIC)”. The…

Farewell: A decade with Serbia

“It is a strange feeling to say goodbye to partners during a video conference after 10 years of cooperation,” says Stefan Wallerath, project coordinator for cooperation with the countries of South-East Europe. PTB’s involvement with the region, which was marked by the conflicts of the 1990s, began back in 2006. Serbia, as the largest economy…

Determining the status quo of national quality infrastructure

Determining the current state of development is a first step toward needs-based support for the establishment and expansion of national quality infrastructure (QI). The quality infrastructure system of each country requires continued further development in order to meet the needs of industry. However, needs and potential can vary from country to country. Each QI system…

Metrology Is for Everyone

Measuring is only for men? No way! The world of metrology is for everyone. The “Metrology for all” network is committed to making this a reality. The interest group is mostly made up of scientists from different countries who are standing up for women in metrology in Africa and in countries of the Global South.…

Standards Academy inaugurated in Ethiopia

The development of countries, Alebel Melaku is convinced, mainly depends on their proximity to technology and educated manpower. The Ethiopian Minister of Trade and Industry expressed this thought at the official opening ceremony of the Standards Academy, which was founded by the Ethiopian Standards Agency (ESA). The Academy was officially inaugurated on 9 May 2021, and it…

A Strong Partnership

For 16 years, we at PTB’s International Cooperation have been working together with our partners at the Ghana Standards Authority, GSA. During this time, we have formed a strong partnership and are now very excited to cement this further with our latest project: “Establishment of a Fit-for-Future National Metrology Institute in Ghana.” Tomorrow, at 3:00…

GSA: On the way to a high-class metrology institute

In a few days, the kick-off workshop of our latest project with the Ghana Standards Authority, GSA, will take place. The aim of the project is to foster GSA’s capacities, so that they will be able to offer high-class metrological services – and thereby strengthen the country’s industrial development. Not only will the investment climate…