The A*STAR’s National Metrology Centre (NMC) is
measurement institute of Singapore, dedicated to advancing
measurement science for an innovative and competitive economy. NMC
conducts R&D in the science of measurement to enable innovation
for emerging technologies. With a multi-disciplinary team of
scientists and engineers, NMC supports the growth of advanced
technologies for industries such as advanced manufacturing (digital
and advanced analytics, automation), clean energy,
nanotechnology, transport, and medical technology.
NMC establishes and
maintains measurement standards at the highest level of accuracy in
Singapore, and are recognised worldwide through the Mutual
Recognition Arrangement on measurement as being traceable to the
International System of Units (SI) under the Metre Convention. Our
internationally recognised measurement capabilities help Singapore
companies in a broad range of industry sectors, including aerospace,
electronics, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, and oil
and gas, meet international trade requirements and gain access to
markets worldwide. The enhanced accuracy of measurements and
standards provided by NMC promotes fair trade, safe environment,
productivity, high quality and reliable products.
NMC works with
companies on research projects, consultancy, training, precision
measurements and calibration services.
As the National
Metrology Institute of Singapore, NMC is involved in developing and
maintaining the nation’s primary measurement standards, in
international comparisons for benchmarking with other international
measurement institutes (as required by a Mutual Recognition
Arrangement (MRA) established in 1999) and represents Singapore while
liaising with international standards organisations.