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Accelerating UK technology development

Industry trusts us to meet their challenges

As the UK's National Metrology Institute (NMI), NPL is uniquely placed to provide traceability and confidence in measurement and engineering. From delivering new measurement skills that drive manufacturing productivity to developing novel medical treatments, we work with industry partners to get new products and services to market faster and provide confidence in decision making. Whether you need advice, analysis of your products or need to train your workforce, you can rely on NPL to tailor a solution.

Find out how we can help you innovate:

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Tapping into the great depth of expertise at NPL has been invaluable in helping us understand the measurement challenges we are faced with, and enabled us to incorporate some significant improvements into system design

Michael Gois - Chief Technical Officer, Senceive



We operate across a wide range of sectors to help companies be more innovative and productive.


Products & Services

With over 200 products and services spanning a multitude of technical areas, we have the skill set to support your business.

Product and services

Why NPL?

  • Access to world leading experts and facilities in over 30 science areas.
  • Independence and impartiality, we are the ultimate source of confidence in accurate measurements for you and your customers.
  • Expertise in standards development to support the translation of new technology into viable products.
  • Ideally positioned to bridge the gap between academic research and business practice.

Technology transition from early development to market application

NPL drives technology to market by bridging the gap from product concept to deployment in the market

Get in touch - Let us help you innovate

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 Or call us on: +44 8943 7070

Funded support for UK business

UK businesses can also apply for support to access our cutting-edge R&D expertise through the Analysis for Innovators (A4I) and Measurement for Business (M4B) schemes. More details of these can be found below.

Measurement for Business

Discover how Measurement for Business (M4B) could help boost your business and reduce your time to market.

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Analysis for innovators

Analysis for Innovators (A4I) enables innovation and improves productivity and competitiveness for UK businesses.

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