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We support our partner countries in developing their quality infrastructure. On the blog you will find regular news about our projects and events. 

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Digital and phenomenal

Digital and phenomenal

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What are we most likely to do when looking for specific information these days? We open a browser on our mobile phone or PC, select our favourite…

Support for young scientists

Support for young scientists

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Recently, we received good news from Tunisia: metrology is now an integral component of university physics degree programmes! We were highly pleased…

Africa Industrialisation Week: On the way to sustainable industrialisation

Africa Industrialisation Week: On the way to sustainable industrialisation

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Raising awareness of the progress that has been made in the industrialisation of the African continent and, on the other hand, of the challenges that…

QI supports intra-African trade

QI supports intra-African trade

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Creating an African single market – that is the aim of the African free trade treaty which came into force in 2019. An operational and well-developed…

Tunisia: A little help goes a long way in the fight against COVID-19

Tunisia: A little help goes a long way in the fight against COVID-19

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We received an unanticipated assignment from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche…

Retirement | Paul Date

Retirement | Paul Date

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Our dear colleague Paul Michael Date is now retiring. We wish him all the best for the future and would also like to express our sincere gratitude to…

Helping Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises to Climb the Quality Ladder

Helping Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises to Climb the Quality Ladder

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Measuring the Impact of Quality Infrastructure

 

“The screen is yours…” At other times, the introduction of a speaker at a global conference would be…

PTB swings into high gear

PTB swings into high gear

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Emergency aid to COVID-19 testing facilities in the Palestinian territories

A call for help from the Ministry of Health of the Palestinian National…

Fresh air from Africa

Fresh air from Africa

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In mid-September, Department 9.3 became a meeting place for all of the experts who regularly work for PTB in Africa and the Middle East and the…

Quality Infrastructure and Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

Quality Infrastructure and Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

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PTB published a study about the role of quality infrastructure for climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa. The study analyzes the contribution and…

20 cents go directly to pineapple farmers

20 cents go directly to pineapple farmers

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The Edeka Görge supermarkets in Braunschweig are testing a pilot project for six months that enables customers to pay an additional 20 cents by using…

Morocco is now a member of the BIPM

Morocco is now a member of the BIPM

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After much preparation, our partner country Morocco joined the Metre Convention this year and therefore became one of the 60 Member States of the…