TÜBİTAK UME participates in international measurement comparisons that are organized by international metrology organizations, such as the CIPM and EURAMET, in order to establish the degrees of equivalence between the standards that it maintains and those of other countries and ensure the international recognition of the measurements and calibrations it performs.
On January 14, 1982 the Prime Ministry issued a decision for the establishment of a national metrology centre for primary measurements in order to respond to increasingly sophisticated measurement needs of society and industry. As the nation’s premier public scientific and technical research agency, TÜBİTAK was assigned to conduct a feasibility study for this purpose. In 1984, the Prime Ministry commissioned TÜBİTAK to establish a metrology centre upon the approval of the feasibility study and its conclusions.
As an institution that conducts scientific research in line with technological developments with an awareness of its national and international responsibilities, TÜBİTAK UME is committed to:
TÜBİTAK National Metrology Institute (TÜBİTAK UME) is a research and development institute that operates under the umbrella of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK).