On 2 February 2019, the UK government published guidance on the new UK product safety mark that will be used, subject to parliamentary approval, for certain goods being placed on the UK market if we leave the EU without a deal.
BMTA offers the following comments on the draft UKAS document ‘TPS 72 UKAS Policy on Decision Rules-Pass/Fail Criteria taking Uncertainty of Measurement into Account’. The comments have been collated following a meeting organised by BMTA on 10 July 2019 and are the views of the 25 people representing 17 testing laboratories and 3 calibration laboratories that were present. There was particular concern about the requirement that measurement uncertainties must be included in all laboratory test reports whether the customer wanted them or not.Read More
VAMAS supports world trade in products dependent on advanced materials technologies, through International collaborative projects aimed at providing the technical basis for harmonized measurements, testing, specifications, and standards.
The CIM event held across Europe is set to attract over 900 participants, from over 45 countries. The main event will showcase conferences on the latest technology and measurement processes. Manufacturers, scientists, service providers and official bodies come together every other year to hear the latest industrial applications and opportunities, advances in R&D and new technological skills.
UK businesses can apply for a share of £4 million to work with the best scientists and research facilities to resolve productivity and competitiveness issues. A4I has funded more than 100 projects and will give them access cutting-edge R&D, expertise and facilities.
The A4I programme supports UK companies by offering access to world-leading experts and cutting-edge facilities.