Certificate of recognition of quality management system in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025

Based on the decision of the 29th meeting of the Technical Committee of the COOMET Quality Forum, a Certificate of Recognition QSF-R86 of the quality management system of NSC "Institute of Metrology" was issued in accordance with ISO / IEC 17025 dated September 30, 2021.

The certificate is issued for the following types of measurements: Length, Thermometry, Electricity and magnetism, Time and frequency, Mass and related quantities, Ionizing measurements and radioactivity, Photometry and radiometry.

This Confirmation is valid until September 30, 2026

Visit of PTB experts within the appraisal mission

On 1 October 2021, experts from PTB (Germany) visited the NSC "Institute of Metrology" within of the appraisal mission of the project "Quality standards for more trade in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries".

The PTB delegation is represented by:

Kathleen Richter
Clemens Sanetra
Lutz Neumann

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 visited 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://timeua.info/aktualnoe-segodnya/naczionalnomu-nauchnomu-czentru-institut-metrologii-120-let/ - "National Scientific Center "Institute of Metrology" - 120 years!" (article on the media center's website "Vremya")

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).

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"

 

 

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.

 

 

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!

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

Agreement with GEOSTM, Georgia, on cooperation in the field of metrology

On 27 November 2019 in GEOSTM (Tbilisi, Georgia) an Agreement on cooperation in the field of metrology on recognition of results of test, type approval and/or conformity assessment of measuring instruments (MIs) between Georgian National Agency for Standards and Metrology (GEOSTM) of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and National Scientific Centre "Institute of Metrology" (NSC "Institute of Metrology") of the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine was signed.

The Agreement was signed by General Director of NSC "Institute of Metrology" Prof. Pavel Neyezhmakov and General Director of GEOSTM Mr. Davit Tkemaladze.

Agreement on cooperation in the field of metrology

We in the media

"Kilogram is being retired - the world has undergone historical metric changes" - an article on website of the newspaper "Slobidskyi Krai", devoted to the 26th meeting of the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) 

More http://www.slk.kh.ua/news/suspilstvo/kilogram-ide-na-pensiyu-u-sviti-vidbulisya-istorichni-metrichni-zmini.html

MoU with CMI, Czech, of cooperation and understanding

On 5 September 2019 in NSC "Institute of Metrology" (Kharkov, Ukraine), a Memorandum of cooperation and understanding in the field of metrology and conformity assesment between the National Scientific Centre "Institute of Metrology" (NSC "Institute of Metrology") and the Czech Metrology Institute (CMI) was signed.

Memorandum was signed by General Director of NSC "Institute of Metrology" Prof. Pavel Neyezhmakov and Director for Fundamental Metrology of CMI Mr. Jiri Tesar

Memorandum of cooperation and understanding

On the 100th anniversary of GUM

 

On 1 April 2019 in Warsaw, Poland, the ceremonial jubilee session devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Central Office of Measures (GUM) was held.

General Director of NSC "Institute of Metrology", Member of International Committee on Weights and Measures (CIPM) Prof. Pavel Neyezhmakov took part in this event.

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

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

Decision about the further development of the QSF-R44 project COOMET evidence on the knowledge of the quality management system.

Certificate of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Ser. DR No. 02702 of August 21, 2019. The National Science Center "Institute of Metrology" is listed in the State Register of Scientific Supported Institutions.

Note! On July 3, 2019, in accordance with the Law of Ukraine of 06.06.2019 No. 2740-VIII "On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Regarding the Implementation of Legislation of the European Union in the Field of Technical Regulation", the possibility of "verification of measuring instruments that are not applicable in the field legislatively regulated thermology, on a voluntary basis".

29th COOMET Committee meeting

The 29th COOMET Committee meeting was held on 3-4 April 2019 in Dresden, Germany. Day before the meeting, on 2 April, the 17th meeting of the COOMET Joint Committee on measurement standards and one-day COOMET–BIPM Workshop "CIPM MRA review outcomes: comparisons and CMCs"were held.

From the NSC "Institute of Metrology" the General Director Prof. P. Neyezhmakov - COOMET Vice-President, COOMET Committee Member from Ukraine, Chairperson of TC 4 "Information and Training"; Head of Laboratory Yu. Bunyayeva -  National COOMET Secretariat in Ukraine, Secretary of TC 4; s. r. I. Kolozinska - Chairperson of TC 1.6 "Mass and related quantities"; Acting Head of Laboratory A. Kostrikov - Chairman of TC 1.5 "Length and Angle"; interpreter I cat. T. Omelicheva

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On the 100th anniversary of GUM

 

On 1 April 2019 in Warsaw, Poland, the ceremonial jubilee session devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Central Office of Measures (GUM) was held.

General Director of NSC "Institute of Metrology", Member of International Committee on Weights and Measures (CIPM) Prof. Pavel Neyezhmakov took part in this event.

About possible problems with the performance of terrestrial receivers of the Global Positioning System (GPS) April 6, 2019 (UTC)

As described in the attached document, the next scheduled transfer of GPS system day nights will take place on April 6, 2019.

This event may affect some of the old GPS receiver devices, and after the reset of the weekend occurs, its system date may be incorrect.

If you have any doubts, contact the manufacturer of the receiver.

Other GNSS, such as Russian GLONASS, European Galileo or Chinese BeiDou, have not suffered from this problem.

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Regarding SI override

A video on the redefinition of the main units of the International System SI, prepared by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST, USA) for the International Bureau of Measures and Weights (BIRM)

More Scientists_to_Vote_on_Metric_Makeover

For applications for assessing the suitability of reference materials

NSC "Institute of Metrology" accepts applications for the determination of the suitability of reference materials (RM) used in the verification of legally regulated means of measuring equipment

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Video on UA TV channel

The General Director of the NSC “Institute of Metrology”, Dr. Sc., Professor, tells about the National Primary Standard of Time and Frequency stored in the NSC “Institute of Metrology”. P.I. Neyezhmakov and scientists-guardians of the Institute

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"Kharkov - the capital of metrology" - an interview with the Director General of the NSC "Institute of Metrology", Dr. Sc., Prof. PI Neyezhmakov in the studio of the TV channel "Simon"

Read more https://www.objectiv.tv/2018/10/08/harkiv-stolitsya-metrologiyi/

 

"Kharkiv metrologists will join the historical change of units of measurement" - the news on the site of the newspaper "Slobidsky kray", devoted to the XI International scientific and technical conference "Metrology and measuring equipment"

Read more http://www.slk.kh.ua/news/oblast-online/xarkivski-metrologi-doluchatsya-do-istorichnoyi-zmini-odinic-vimiru.html

The project "Three Minutes on Science" is devoted to the 100th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

The permanent expert of the project is the Head of the North-Eastern Scientific Center of the National Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Academician V. Seminozhenko.

Interview with the Director General of the NSC "Institute of Metrology" Prof. Dr.P.I.Neizhmakov https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUGHPkerOYM

Accession of Ukraine to the Metre Convention.

Dear Colleagues, The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of France today informed BIPM that Ukraine has acceded to the Metric Convention, with the date of accession on August 7, 2018. Congratulations!

October 9-11, 2018 in Kharkov, at the National Scientific Centre "Institute of Metrology" Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine under the auspices of COOMET will be held XI International Scientific and Technical Conference "Metrology and Measuring Equipment" ("Metrology-2018")

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The certification and conformity assessment "Metrology" NSC "Institute of Metrology" [Go] Ukraine's first appointed to perform conformity assessment for non-automatic weighing instruments Technical regulations on non-automatic weighing instruments approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 16.12.2015 №1062 Technical regulations and measuring instruments approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 24.02.2016 number 163.

On December 16, 2016, an Agreement [Here] was signed between BelGIM and the NSC "Institute of Metrology" on the recognition of test results of measuring instruments for approval of type or conformity assessment.

The signing of the Agreement provides manufacturers of measuring instruments that have passed conformity assessment in NSC "Institute of Metrology" with the possibility of including their measuring instruments into the National Register of the Republic of Belarus without additional costs for testing.

We invite manufacturers of measuring instruments for cooperation!

Date of cancellation of these fundamental standards of metrology - 29/03/2017

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Scientific current events and the X International scientific-technical conference "Metrology and Measuring Equipment" (Metrology - 2016) coved by news agencies.

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October 5-7, 2016 in Kharkov, at the National Scientific Centre "Institute of Metrology" was held under the auspices of COOMET X International Scientific and Technical Conference "Metrology and Measuring Equipment" ("Metrology-2016") 

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5-6 April 2016 successfully was held the peer review of the quality management system of the NSC “Institute of Metrology”

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October 5-7, 2016 in Kharkov, at the National Scientific Centre "Institute of Metrology" Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine under the auspices of COOMET will be held X International Scientific and Technical Conference "Metrology and Measuring Equipment" ("Metrology-2016")

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About ruling Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On Approval of the Procedure of measuring devices for periodic calibration, maintenance and repair."

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