The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) is a German federal institute for materials research and testing, with responsibility to the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. It tests, researches and advises to protect people, the environment and material goods. It has been designated with the role of expert in standards and regulation activities.

BAM has extensive experience in practical computed tomography, with one of the first industrial CT setups being built at BAM, and has closely worked together with PTB in multiple research projects concerning computed tomography and dimensional metrology. BAM also operates the synchrotron beamline BAMline at the electron storage ring BESSY II in Berlin, which provides a microtomographic endstation with a spatial resolution better than 1 µm.

In addition, BAM has developed one of the most widely-used simulation software packages for X-ray imaging and CT simulation (aRTist), with more than 10 years of experience in the simulation of X-ray / matter interaction and industrial radiography.

BAM is responsible for leading work package 4 of the project, simulation-based uncertainty evaluation.

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