Dutch Metrology Institute

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A world without Metrology

The importance of metrology

Measurements play an important role in many aspects of daily life. For technological developments and innovations too, such as green fuels, nanotechnology and radiotherapy, extremely accurate measurement is of great importance.

About VSL

VSL is the Dutch National Metrology Institute and is an internationally authoritative knowledge institute in the field of metrology internationally. As well as the management and development of the national primary measurement standards, VSL experts provide:




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