COOMET is the Euro-Asian Cooperation of National Metrological Institutions. It is a joint forum of metrologists of Euro-Asian region, steadily and effectively working regional metrology organization which successfully fulfils its tasks. Cooperation within COOMET and its results allow its Member Countries to successfully solve metrological issues, which national economies face under the conditions of market globalization.
Their regional organization is open for any metrological institutions from other regions to join as associate members.
Currently the members of COOMET are metrology institutions of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China*, Bosnia and Herzegovina*, Bulgaria, Georgia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, DPR of Korea*, Cuba*, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkey*, Uzbekistan and Ukraine.
The objectives of COOMET are as follows:
- assistance in effective addressing the problems relating to uniformity of measures, uniformity of measurements and the required accuracy of their results;
- assistance in promoting cooperation of national economies and eliminating technical barriers in international trade;
- harmonisation of activities of metrology services of Euro-Asian countries with similar activities in other regions.
The official languages for the COOMET meetings and documents are Russian and English.
CООМЕТ has no financial assets of its own.
By its scope of cooperation COOMET belongs to organizations of a multi-purpose type.
COOMET is a member of the Joint Committee of the Regional Metrology Organizations and the BIPM (JCRB), as well as keeps close relations with OIML according to the Agreement with the International Bureau of Legal Metrology (BIML) signed in 1993.
COOMET activities scope
The basic activity of COOMET is cooperation in the following areas:
- measurement standards of physical quantities;
- legal metrology;
- quality management systems;
- information and training.
COOMET countries cooperate in the following subject fields:
General questions concerning measurements (general metrology); Acoustics, ultrasound, vibration; Electricity and magnetism; Flow measurement; Length and angle; Mass and related quantities; Photometry and radiometry; Physical chemistry; Ionizing radiation and radioactivity; Thermometry and thermal physics; Time and frequency; Reference materials; Legal metrology; Quality management systems; Information and information technology; Training and raising proficiency level of experts.
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