National Metrology Institute of Japan (NMIJ)

About NMIJ

NMIJ is composed of four Research Institutes ( Engineering Measurement, Physical Measurement, Material and Chemical Measurement and Analytical Instrumentation Measurement), Center for Quality Management of Metrology and Research Promotion Division of NMIJ.

The dissemination of measurement standards, in which a rapid progress has been expected as an infrastructure in industries, is NMIJ's indispensable mission along with research development of measurement technologies.

As for activities specifically related to measurement standards, four research institutes in charge of supplying measurement standards, Center for Quality Management of Metrology for processing administrative tasks and Research Promotion Division of NMIJ responsible for planning and coordination, work together and conduct a wide variety of related activities both domestically and internationally to facilitate the dissemination, maintenance and supply of measurement standards.