18th meeting of TC 1.7 "Photometry and Radiometry" (сombined format: VNIIOFI (Moscow, Russia) and online): 12-14 October 2021
15th online meeting of TC 1.1 "General Metrology"
and webinar of implementation of the CIPM MRA documents: 15 October 2021
25-26.08.2021: 26th meeting of COOMET TC 1.12 "Reference Materials"
The meeting was held on 25-26 August 2021 in Ekaterinburg (Russia), hosted by the UNIIM-affiliated branch of D.I. Mendeleyev Institute for Metrology in a hybrid format: OFFLINE and online via a video conference on the Zoom platform.
The meeting was attended by representatives of 8 COOMET member countries: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Turkey, Russia, and Ukraine. Russia was represented by specialists from the leading metrological institutes of the country - D.I. Mendeleyev Institute of Metrology (VNIIM), VNIIOFI, VNIIFTRI, as well as organizations which are developers of reference materials of composition and properties of substances and materials - Krastsvetmet, IGC SB RAS, West-Siberian Testing Center, VNII NP, which are also Coordinators of special COOMET projects aimed at the development of metrological assurance using reference materials.
The issues of digitalization of work with reference materials, as well as implementation of resolutions envisaged in Program COOMET P6/2021 on the issues related to redefinition of the SI base units were discussed at the meeting.
The participants of the meeting were informed about the results of the already completed projects and interim results of the current work within the framework of TC 1.12. Proposals on new projects were discussed. Information on the current state of the Register of COOMET CRMs and proposals of member countries on its update were announced. Program COOMET P5/2020 "Program of joint CRM production within COOMET", updated as of August 2021 within the framework of ongoing COOMET project 186/RU/99, was presented. Of particular interest was the recognition of certified reference materials included in Annex C to the CIPM MRA (BIPM KCDB Database) as COOMET CRMs.
The meeting participants decided on an action plan and timeframes for implementation for each of the agenda items.