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25TH MEETING OF THE CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE FOR UNITS OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUREAU OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

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MOSCOW, September 27, 2021 – The global integration of new international system of units into the digital industrial infrastructure was discussed by the participants of the 25th meeting of the Consultative Committee for Units (CCU) of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM).

The meeting of the Consultative Committee for Units (CCU) was attended by representatives of officially authorized national bodies on metrology, member-countries of the Metric Convention. The Russian Federation was represented by the Deputy Head of Rosstandart Evgeny Lazarenko.

A concept for a basis of a digital measurement system is being developed under the aegis of BIPM. The creation of such a system requires a deep study of its integration into the industrial infrastructure and quality infrastructure. The main topics of the reports of the meeting participants were digital transformation of processes in legal metrology, methods of implementing reliable and accurate measurements in the digital world, scenarios of the impact of digital transformation of the measurement system on the quality infrastructure and the accreditation system.

"Measurements should become a "non-burdensome" organic component of any production process, confirmation of products conformity to enter the international market, and this is possible only through large-scale digitalization," said Evgeny Lazarenko, Deputy Head of Rosstandart.

The results of the event will be used while preparation of the draft resolution of the 27th General Conference on Weights and Measures (2022) on the digital transformation of the international system of units agreed by all the countries participating in the Metric Convention.

For reference: The Consultative Committee for Units (CCU) of the BIPM is the most significant and authoritative committee of the organization, its work covers a wide range of problems of metrology related to the fundamentals of the system of measuring instruments, while touching on all types of measurements. It was the Consultative Committee for Units that carried out the most important part of the work on the preparation of the draft Decision of the XXVI General Conference on Weights and Measures on the transition to a new system of measuring instruments and the development of the ninth edition of the Brochure of Measuring Instruments.

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