UK Quality Infrastructure

Case studies

HOW WE HAVE HELPED

What the partners in the UK Quality Infrastructure deliver

UKQI partners have a strong track record of project delivery. Here is a selection of recent case studies demonstrating our capacity, diversity and competence.

Read the Egypt case study

DEVELOPING EGYPT'S QUALITY INFRASTRUCTURE

BSI, UKAS and the Swedish Board for Accreditation and Conformity Assessment (SWEDAC) partnered with the Egyptian Accreditation Council (EGAC) to develop Egypt’s quality infrastructure further.

Services provided

  • Accreditation
  • Certification
  • Legal metrology
  • Scientific metrology
  • Standardization

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Read the legal metrology case study

SHARING KNOWLEDGE OF LEGAL METROLOGY

Over four successive years, NMRO has partnered with BSI and NPL to share their unique knowledge and experience in measurement with delegations from a variety of emerging economies including Bangladesh, Zambia, Liberia, Lesotho and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Services provided

  • Legal metrology
  • Scientific metrology
  • Standardization

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Read the Rwanda case study

HELPING STRENGTHEN RWANDA'S QUALITY INFRASTRUCTURE AND EXPORT CAPACITY

BSI has partnered with the Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) to support a major reform of Rwanda’s quality infrastructure.

Services provided

  • Accreditation
  • Certification
  • Legal metrology
  • Standardization

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Read the Ukraine case study

GAINING INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR UKRAINE'S ACCREDITATION SERVICES

NPL, UKAS, BSI and the EU Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) partnered with the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine (NAAU) to gain international recognition for NAAU accreditation services.

Services provided

  • Accreditation
  • Legal metrology
  • Scientific metrology
  • Standardization

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Read the UAE case study

BUILDING THE UAE'S CAPACITY IN LEGAL METROLOGY

NMRO, NPL, UKAS, LGC (formerly the Laboratory of the Government Chemist) and NEL (formerly the National Engineering Laboratory) are partnering with the Government of the UAE to help them replicate the UK’s national measurement and quality infrastructure model.

Services provided

  • Accreditation
  • Legal metrology
  • Scientific metrology

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Read the Turkey case study

REMOVING TECHNICAL BARRIERS TO TRADE BETWEEN TURKEY AND THE EU

BSI, UKAS, the UK Department of Trade and Industry, the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), the Association Française de Normalisation (AFNOR), Ankon Consulting and NORM Consulting partnered with the Turkish Ministry of Economy and KalDer (the Turkish Society for Quality) to help remove technical barriers to trade between Turkey and the EU.

Services provided

  • Accreditation
  • Certification
  • Legal metrology
  • Standardization

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Read the Lebanon case study

CREATING A NATIONAL MEASUREMENT INFRASTRUCTURE IN LEBANON

BSI and NMRO partnered to help Lebanon create an entire measurement infrastructure. The project aimed to develop Lebanon’s expertise and enable it to gain the information required to set up an infrastructure capable of supporting successful trade with Europe.

Services provided

  • Legal metrology
  • Scientific metrology
  • Standardization

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Read the Brazil case study

PROVIDING BRAZIL WITH THE SKILLS TO ACCREDIT CLIMATE CHANGE SCHEMES

UKAS has partnered with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office to deliver a series of workshops in support of the implementation of greenhouse gas emissions trading in Brazil.

Services provided

  • Accreditation
  • Certification

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Read the China case study

IMPROVING CHINA'S MICROWAVE ANTENNA MEASUREMENT FACILITIES

NPL partnered with the National Institute of Metrology (NIM) in China to install an antenna extrapolation range in Changping. NPL provided expertise in range design, construction, installation, validation and training.

Services provided

  • Scientific metrology

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