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Meeting of TC 1.2 "Acoustics, Ultrasound, Vibration":

27-29 of August, 2019, VNIIFTRI,

Mendeleevo, Russia (more)



Meeting of TC 1.10 "Thermometry and Thermal Physics"

27-29 of August, 2019, VNIIFTRI ESB

Irkutsk, Russia (more)

The Bulgarian Institute of Metrology (BIM)

Acting President: Mr. Paun Ilchev

Address: 52-B, Blvd G.M.Dimitrov 1797 Sofia, Bulgaria

Telephone: +359 2 9702 773

Fax: +359 2 9702 777



The Bulgarian Institute of Metrology (BIM) is a legal entity to the Minister of Economy, at budget support. BIM has functions of the national metrology institute and national legal metrology authority.


In the field of scientific metrology:


BIM trough the Directorate General “National Centre of Metrology” (DG NCM):


  • establishes and maintains the national measurement standards of the Republic of Bulgaria;
  • organizes establishment and development of the national system of certified referent materials;
  • carries out metrological research and provides measurement-related services in areas of public, scientific and economic interest;
  • perfroms activities for international recognition of measurement results carried out in the country.


In the field of legal metrology:


In non-harmonized European legislation:


BIM trough the Directorate General “Measures and Measuring Instruments” (DG MMI):


  • carries out control of measuring instruments (type approval, initial and subsequent verifications);
  • carries out metrological expertise of measuring instruments.


In harmonized European legislation:


BIM is a Notified Body (Nr. 1957) for conformity assessment of non-automatic weighing instruments (NAWID) and some categories of measuring instruments (MID). Other bodies, notified by SAMTS, also exist.

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