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Legal and International Metrology

Division 9

Division 9 deals with the general tasks in legal and industrial metrology. This comprises especially the cooperation with the German verification authorities and the accredited calibration laboratories. Furthermore the division coordinates the international cooperation in the area of quality infrastructure for the German government.


The portfolio of Division 9 comprises tasks in the areas of legal metrology and technology transfer as well as international cooperation. Within the scope of the development cooperation of the Federal Government, PTB supports the setting up of a quality infrastructure (QI) in developing and newly industrialized countries with the goal of promoting economic development and strengthening environmental, health and consumer protection.