National Measurement System

A guide to research programmes and other services funded through the National Measurement System.



The National Measurement System (NMS) provides the UK with an infrastructure of laboratories that deliver world-class measurement science and technology.

Published 11 March 2014
Last updated 29 June 2023 + show all updates
  1. UK Measurement Strategy 2022 added and science programmes updated.

  2. Updated to include Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) and its role.

  3. Added information on national measurement strategy for 2017 to 2020.

  4. First published.