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Industrial Metrology

Section 9.11


The tasks of the section Industrial Metrology include the support of German economy, especially in the fields of calibrations, the support of accredited calibration laboratories within the framework of the German Calibration Service (DKD), technology transfer, the promotion of joint pre-competitive research and development of PTB and external partners through the Opens internal link in current windowTransMeT funding programme as well as the implementation of Opens internal link in current windowTwinning projects.


The main tasks are:

Subject area Opens internal link in current windowDKD:

Creation of DKD documents and their translation

Operation of the DKD Office

Organisation and hosting of DKD meetings and other events


Subject area Opens internal link in current windowTechnology Transfer:

Assessment and evaluation of inventions

Support/supervision of patenting processes and licensing agreements

Support of the PTB departments to raise third-party funds for industrial projects

Counselling for business start-ups

Marketing for PTB technologies

Preparation of technology offers for commercial purpose

Co-operation with external technology transfer offices


Further tasks:

Assessment for the German Accreditation Body (Opens external link in current windowDAkkS)

Consulting in the fields of metrology, verification, calibration and accreditation

Active participation in the accreditation committees of Opens external link in current windowDAkkS

Participation in international projects

National and international committee work and standardization activities