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Metrology Cloud


To foster the digital transformation in the quality infrastructure towards a "Opens external link in new windowQI-Digital", PTB has initiated the development for a proof-of-concept of a European digital quality infrastructure for innovative products and services. Its foundation lies in a trustworthy, distributed platform designed to support and streamline processes in the quality infrastructure by joining existing infrastructures and databases, and to provide a single-point-of-contact for all stakeholders.

Within this distributed infrastructure, reference architectures as well as novel services can be developed. The initial outcomes of this initiative will be demonstrators. These demonstrators will serve as blueprints for the individual national platforms to attract and to integrate further stakeholders and services.


General Topics


  • Thiel, Florian; Wetzlich, Jan; The European Metrology Cloud: Impact of European Regulations on Data Protection and the Free Flow of Non-Personal Data, 19th International Congress of Metrology, 01001 (2019), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1051/metrology/201901001,


GAIA-X and the Metrology Cloud


Specific Topics


Work Package 1: Trustworthy Metrological Platform


Work Package 2: Reference Architectures

  • A.Oppermann, F. Grasso Toro, A. Yurchenko, J.-P.Seifert, Secure Cloud Computing: Communication Protocol for Multithreaded Fully Homomorphic Encryption for Remote Data Processing in IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (IEEE ISPA 2017) (pp. 503-510), DOI: 10.1109/ISPA/IUCC.2017.00084


Work Package 3: Technology based Metrological Support Services 

  • Peters D, Wetzlich J, Thiel F, Seifert Jean-Pierre: Blockchain Applications for Legal Metrology, IEEE International Instrumentation & Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), May 14-17, 2018, Houston, Texas 


Work Package 4: Data based Metrological Support Services