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Visit of the representatives of the Bureau of Metrology of North Macedonia

On 27-29 September 2021, representatives of the Bureau of Metrology (BoM) of the Ministry of Economy of North Macedonia visit the NSC "Institute of Metrology".

The BoM delegation is represented by:

Mihajlo Mishkovski - Head of the Legal Metrology Department

Bianka Mangutova-Stoilkovska - Quality Manager

Vesna Ristovska - Assistant to the Director

The visit is organized within preparation for the signing of the Intergovernmental Agreement on Cooperation between Ukraine and North Macedonia

We in the media

On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of NSC "Institute of Metrology" a series of publications in the Kharkiv media was launched, which highlights the activities of NSC "Institute of Metrology".

https://youtu.be/LaTow_EOCD4 - "Institute of Metrology - pride of Ukraine" (video on the channel "Kharkovskiye izvestiya")

Peer review of QMS of NSC "Institute of Metrology"

From 25 May 2021, a peer review of the Quality Management System of NSC "Institute of Metrology" is being performed.

Due to the forced restrictions connected with the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, peer review is held in a hybrid format:

from 9 to 11 June - directly on site and

from 25 May to 30 June - by videoconference.

Auditor of peer review - Nino Mikanadze (GEOSTM, Georgia).

Technical expert - Manana Gelovani (GEOSTM, Georgia).

ANNOUNCEMENT on reviewing, revising and repealing the industry normative documents

Clause 123 of the Government's Priority Action Plan for 2021, approved by the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 24.03.2021 № 276-r (hereinafter - the Priority Action Plan), envisages reviewing, revising and repealing standards, codes of practice and technical conditions adopted by the central executive bodies before the entry into force of the Law of Ukraine "On Standardization", as well as industry standards (OST) and relevant regulations of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, industry standards of Ukraine (GSTU) (hereinafter - industry ND)" [Read more...]

World Metrology Day 2021

Dear colleagues!



I sincerely congratulate you on the holiday ‒ World Metrology Day!



In 2021, metrologists of Ukraine are involved in addressing the problems aimed at combating the pandemic COVID-19, in which the accuracy and speed of measurements are of great importance.
The theme of World Metrology Day “Measurement for Health” highlights the importance of measurements in protecting the population from the effects of the virus.

On this holiday, I wish you, dear colleagues, health, well-being, prosperity, dynamic development and professional success!

Best regards,
Pavel Neyezhmakov,
General Director of NSC “Institute of Metrology”,
CIPM member, COOMET Vice-President

IX International Competition “The Best Young Metrologist of COOMET 2021”

On April 21-22, 2021, IX International Competition “The Best Young Metrologist of COOMET” was held online. The competition was held in English with the participation of representatives of other regional metrology organizations. In total, 18 papers from such RMOs and countries as COOMET (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Germany, Russia, Ukraine), EURAMET (Italy) and SIM (Colombia, Mexico) were presented at the competition. Scientific Committee of the competition included representatives of the following international and regional metrology organizations:

Chairperson of Scientific Committee:

Prof. Pavel NEYEZHMAKOV, СООМЕТ Vice-President, Chairperson of TC 4 “Information and Training”, General Director of NSC “Institute of Metrology”, Kharkov, Ukraine

Members of Scientific Committee:

Valery HUREVICH, Belarus, COOMET

Sergey GOLUBEV, Russia, COOMET

Nino MIKANADZE, Georgia, COOMET

Nikolay ZHAGORA, Belarus, COOMET

Anna CHUNOVKINA, Russia, COOMET

Andrey SURZHYKOV, Germany, COOMET

Chingis KUANBAYEV, BIPM

Ian DUNMILL, BIML

Mohamed AMER, Egypt, AFRIMETS

Maria Luisa RASTELLO, Italy, EURAMET

Aigar VAIGU, Estonia, EURAMET

Rodrigo FELIX, Brazil, SIM

As contestants from NSC “Institute of Metrology”, junior researcher of SRL-12 Kateryna Hovorova with the report “Methods for researching the absolute value of the spectral irradiance of standard lamps” and junior researcher of SRL-30 Oleksandra Patsenko with the report “Obtaining Uncertainty Estimates Compatible with Estimates of Monte Carlo Method using the example of weight calibration” took part in the competition.

According to the results of the evaluation, the winners of the competition were Gianluca Milano (EURAMET, INRIM, Italy) for the best report in the field of fundamental metrology and Mutaib Zackaria (СООМЕТ, PTB, Germany) for the best report in the field of applied metrology. Awardees of the competition were Gleb Belotelov (COOMET, VNIIFTRI, Russia) – 2nd place and Rustam Tukhvatullin (COOMET, VNIIR, Russia) – 3rd place.

On Ukraine's obtaining the status of a full membership of the International Organization of Legal Metrology

The Ministry for Development of Economy, Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine has received an official notification from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the French Republic on Ukraine's obtaining the status of a full membership of the International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) on April 3, 2021.

 

Obtaining a full membership will allow Ukraine to vote at all meetings of the organization and participate in the work of technical committees, development of new documents, as well as to make proposals to the Strategy of the organization.

On Ukraine's joining the Convention establishing the International Organization of Legal Metrology

In accordance with the Law of Ukraine № 998-ІХ of November 5, 2020, Ukraine joins the Convention establishing the International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML).

 

According to the Law

 

"The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine resolves:

 

To join the Convention establishing the International Organization of Legal Metrology created on October 12, 1955 in Paris, which enters into force for Ukraine thirty days after submitting for keeping its document on joining"

 

 

Elections of General Director of NSC "Institute of Metrology"

On November 20, 2020, from 9:00 to 15:00, the elections of General Director of NSC "Institute of Metrology" by the staff representatives of researchers took place.

72 researchers from NSC "Institute of Metrology" were registered for participatation in the elections.

Participated - 66.

Results of elections. For the candidacy of  prof. P. Neezhmakov voted:

FOR - 64

Not supported - 1

Invalid ballots - 1

Broadcasting of elections and counting of results took place with the help of WebeX program online from 9.00 to 16.00.

The staff of NSC "Institute of Metrology" congratulates Pavel Neyezhmakov on winning the elections of General Director!

Concerning the conditions of activity in the quarantine limitations

In order to inform business entities about the conditions of activity during quarantine limatations, the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine has launched a portal for entrepreneurs:


http://sme.gov.ua/covid19/;
https://www.facebook.com/174431545947835/posts/2994807463910215/.

 

The portal for entrepreneurs contains information on current restrictions for business activities, a list of state support measures, answers to current questions, etc.

 

 

Online NPL courses in metrology

Congratulations to the employees of  NSC "Institute of Metrology" on the successful completion of online training courses in metrology, organized by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL, UK):

Iryna Kolozinska (SRL-30) - courses "Understanding and Evaluating Measurement Uncertainty" and "Portable 3D Metrology";

Oleksandra Patsenko (SRL-30) - courses "Introduction to Measurement and Metrology", "Introduction to Measurement Uncertainty", "Understanding and Evaluating Measurement Uncertainty" and "Understanding Uncertainty Budgets";

Anna Kharchenko (SRL-42) - course "Introduction to Measurement and Metrology"

 

 

World Metrology Day 2020

Dear Colleagues!

 

I sincerely congratulate you on the holiday ‒ World Metrology Day!

This holiday proves the worldwide recognition of the importance of the metrology profession in ensuring successful economic and social development. The topic of this year's celebration - "Measurements for Global Trade" was chosen to emphasize the important role that measurement plays in promoting fair and equitable trade, ensuring that products meet standards and norms, and meeting consumer expectations.

On this holiday, I wish you, dear colleagues, sustainable development, further creative and production achievements for the benefit of metrology! Health, well-being and prosperity!

 

Best regards,

Pavel Neyezhmakov,

General Director of NSC “Institute of Metrology”,

CIPM member, COOMET Vice-President

We in the media

"Ukraine checks the time by the measurement standard of time located in Kharkiv" – the article about NSC "Institute of Metrology" on the website of UkrInform

See https://www.ukrinform.ua/rubric-regions/2694811-ukraina-zvirae-godini-po-etalonu-casu-v-harkovi.html

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

By the decision of the 26th meeting of the General Conference on Weights and Measures, General Director of NSC "Institute of Metrology" Prof. P.I. Neyezhmakov was elected as a member of the International Committee for Weights and Measures (СІРМ)!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

 

The current membership of CIPM see by link https://www.bipm.org/en/committees/cipm/members-cipm.html

Accession of Ukraine to the Metre Convention

Dear Colleagues,

The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France informed BIPM that Ukraine has acceded to the Metre Convention, with the date of accession on August 7, 2018.

Our congratulations!

Note Verbal of BIPM Director Martin Milton

Note Verbal of Ministry of France

Information on BIPM Member States read more ...

Accession of Ukraine to the Metre Convention

On May 23, 2018, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law "On Accession of Ukraine to the Metre Convention".

According to the Law:

"The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine decrees:

to accede to the Metre Convention concluded on May 20, 1875, in Paris”.

 

Adoption of the Law will allow Ukraine to become a member of BIPM and exercise the rights of a full member of BIPM, in particular:

- to vote at CGPM meetings and to participate in the work of advisory committees established by the CIPM;

- to participate in key comparisons of the CIPM, which will allow to assess the degree of equivalence of the national measurement standards in the shortest possible time and with the highest accuracy;

- to buy the calibrated platinum-iridium measurement standard of kilogram at a cost price;

- use the calibration services for the national measurement standards, which is not allowed for associate members