National Measurement Standards

SIQ forms part of a Slovene distributed metrology system coordinated by the Metrology Institute of the Republic of Slovenia (MIRS), and is a holder of national measurement standards of electric quantities and of time and frequency. The maintenance of these national measurement standards is co-financed by MIRS in accordance with the Decision on the recognition of a measurement standard as a national standard issued pursuant to the second paragraph of Article 7 of the Metrology act (Official Gazette of RS, no. 26/05 – UPB1), the first paragraph of Article 9 of the Rules on national standards (Official Gazette of RS, nos. 51/07 and 63/08), and the Public invitation for applications for the recognition of a legal entity as a holder of a national measurement standard no. 6401-18/2008/1, Official Gazette of RS, no. 101, dated 24. 10. 2008.

National measurement standards are the heart of the majority of contemporary industrial processes

They play a key role in fundamental scientific research, as well as in the development of products and their launching on the international market.

As holders of national measurement standards of electric quantities and of time and frequency, we ensure traceability of these units to the international level.

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