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The British Measurement and Testing Association

The Voice of Measurement and Testing

BMTA was created in 1990 in response to the need for an independent ‘lobby’ for the private sector to speak with one voice to Government, UKAS, BSI and other official bodies on issues affecting the whole measurement and testing community.

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Breaking into a Man’s World: Closing the STEM Gender Gap

The number of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) is growing slowly but surely. With both International Women’s Day and British Science Week taking place recently, there is no better time to explore the extraordinary female workers within the sector.


Sanctions on Russian Federation

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, the UK, alongside allies across the world, swiftly executed the biggest package of sanctions ever imposed against a G20 nation.


Joint IMEKO TC1-TC7-TC13-TC18 Symposium 2022

The joint IMEKO TC1-TC7-TC13-TC18 Symposium 2022 will take place in Porto (Portugal) from 31 August to 1 September 2022.

The “Cutting-Edge Measurement Science for the Future”, event has the institutional support of EUROLAB. It is followed by a day MATHMET satellite workshop, on 2 September, on mathematical and statistical applications related to the activity of the Technical Committees involved.


National Manufacturing Day

The inaugural National Manufacturing Day (NMD) will take place on Thursday 7 July 2022. The initiative aims to encourage manufacturers to open their doors to local communities in order to give people the chance to see manufacturing 'in action’ and consider it when thinking about their future careers.


BMTA represents the interests of the measurement and testing industry in the UK and in Europe, through its representation on EUROLAB, the voice for laboratories in Europe.

BMTA will encourage you to make your views known in the standards making process, both nationally and internationally, through the Association and individual membership of relevant committees. We work to increase awareness of the measurement and testing industry, and provide training, through seminars and workshops, on topical subjects. It is a non-profit making association that is run by a Council elected by its members.