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Who we are

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).

The institute aims to ensure the reliability of all measurements conducted in Turkey, to make provisions for the integration of these measurements into the international system and to develop existing and new measurement technologies, thereby establishing the national measurement system required for ensuring the accuracy of measurements used in commercial and industrial settings and which contributes to equity in national and international trade, increases in the quality of Turkish industrial products and Turkey’s scientific and technological development.

Towards these aims, the institute develops and maintains national measurement reference standards and establishes their traceability to SI units which are then disseminated to the spheres of industry, science and research. The institute, which acts as the reference for measurements conducted in Turkey and is the highest national authority in this field, cooperates with the other divisions of TÜBİTAK and national and international organizations and trains both its own research and technical personnel and those of other establishments that are active in the areas of measurements, testing, analyses, production control and metrology. 



"To conduct research and development in the area of metrology towards the establishment and of uniformity and reliability in measurements through the development, improvement,
 maintenance and dissemination of internationally accepted reference measurement standards and techniques for the purpose of contributing to the nation's quality of life and economic competitiveness."


"To become a worldwide solution provider in the area of metrology"