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Measurement for our planet shines a light on how we’re delivering solutions for climate science, emissions measurement and supporting innovation.

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Celebrating 120 years of measurement science

2000:  NPL provides metrology for biotech industry

Responding to the changing demands in measurement, NPL opened a new biotechnology unit to support biological measurements. It has seeded a spin out diagnostic company, AgPlus Diagnostics, and has turned us into a world leader in biometrology.  NPL has developed a range of high order reference materials and methods to support the UK end users, from industry to NHS.

Today, as the physical sciences converge NPL is addressing the challenges in life sciences and healthcare to accelerate the discovery and development of new medicines, diagnostics and therapies.  Our biometrology expertise has been applied to biomolecular and cell metrology, as well as finding solutions to the challenges of antimicrobial resistance, synthetic biology and cell therapies.

NPL is working to deliver personalised medicine, new treatments and earlier diagnosis. 

 

Discover more about NPL's research into Biometrology

Discover more about NPL's work in Life sciences and healthcare

 

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