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International Cooperation

Department 9.3


The International Cooperation department supports developing and emerging countries in the task of developing and applying an internationally recognized quality infrastructure that has been tailored to suit the countries' needs. A functional quality infrastructure is essential for our daily lives: for free, fair and safe trade, for reliable and safe health care, for environmental protection and for the expansion of renewable energies.

The International Cooperation department at PTB advises governments and ministries, advances the quality infrastructure institutions and provides assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).


Sector project: Support of the Quality Infrastructure – Sectoral, National, Regional

PTB 9.3 projects 2018 11

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Candela (“candle” in Latin and the SI unit of luminous intensity) is both a blog and newsletter from the Technical Cooperation department. All news and reports from the Technical Cooperation department can be found here in our blog.

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Our latest newsletter issue is available here:  Newsletter March 2018

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