NMIJInternational Metrology Cooperation Office

International Cooperation Office
AIST Tsukuba Central 3, Tsukuba,
Ibaraki 305-8563, Japan
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TEL +81-29-861-4149
FAX +81-29-861-4202

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MoU

In order to ensure the equivalence of metrology standards and legal metrology, and to spur the research cooperation and the technology transfer, MoUs are concluded between NMIJ and NMIs in other countries

Technical Cooperation on Metrology Standards

- Country -
- Organization -
USA
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
concluded with AIST
China
National Institute of Metrology (NIM)
Korea
Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS)
Brazil
National Institute of Metrology, Standarization and Industrial Quality (Inmetro)
Thailand
National Institute of Metrology, Thailand (NIMT)
Department of Science Service (DSS)
Thailand Institute of Science and Technology (TISTR)
Mexico
National Center for Metrology, the United Mexican States (CENAM)
France
Bureau International des Poids et Measures (BIPM)
Australia
National Measurement Institute of Australia (NMIA)

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International Avogadro Project
Bureau International des Poids et Measures (BIPM)
National Institute of Metrological Research (INRIM)
National Measurement Institute of Australia (NMIA)
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)


Asian Collaboration on Reference Materials

- Country -
- Organization -
Korea
China
Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS)
National Institute of Metrology (NIM)


Cooperation in Legal Metrology

- Country -
- Organization -
The Netherlands
NMi Certin B.V. *
Germany
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) *
Korea
Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS)
Russia
Russian Scientific Reserach Institute for Metrological Service of Gosstandart of Russia (VNIIMS)
        

* Mutual Recognition Arrangement on type approval certificates of measuring instruments



MoU on Technical Cooperation between NMIJ and NIM

National Metrology Institute of Japan (NMIJ) has signed MoU on metrology and measurement standards with National Institute of Metrology (NIM) of China on March 25, 2010. Some key activities will be expected in the future both between NMIJ and NIM in their wide sphere such as standard comparison, implementation of collaborative research, exchange of researchers and promotion of collaborative activities in Asia Pacific Metrology Program (APMP).