World Metrology Day on 20 May

Every year on this date, the measurement community celebrates World Metrology Day.


This year, the focus is 'Measurement for Health' – a message that continues to be pertinent across the globe as we continue to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.


Visit our World Metrology Day theme page for news stories around measurments for health and activities from Europe's measurement science community.

News Highlights

New international standard on magnetic measurements and open access software

EMPIR project contributes to the world’s first international standard in small magnetic measurements and produces guides and software to ensure compli...

Large inductor coil
Measurement traceability for 3D printed medical implants

EMPIR project brings measurement traceability to additively manufactured medical implants that have the potential to revolutionise medicine

3D printed medical implant, Aalto University
Training course: photovoltaic module performance measurements and energy rating

This new open access online course has been created as part of an EMPIR project on advanced photovoltaic energy rating

Solar panels