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Evidence of impact

Assessing the impact of our research

To ensure that the work that NPL does on the behalf of UK Government, academia and industry is as impactful as possible, we undertake a process of detailed analysis and evaluation. We conduct economic assessments of the research and development programmes led by NPL as well as activities delivered through the National Measurement System.

Quantifying impact in the environment sector: A greenhouse gas emissions monitoring study

The impact of NPL and the National Measurement System

A meta-analysis of NPL's impact case studies: Charting NPL's economic and societal benefit mechanisms

Review of the evaluation activities for the NMS

Evaluating the impact of the NMS Innovations Projects on supported firms

Using stock market data to measure the effect of EASA's amendments to regulations governing components for the aerospace sector

Quantifying measurement activity in the UK

Estimating the price elasticity of demand for NPL's services

The impact of the national measurement system funding on the uptake of NPL's service

Importance of the measurement infrastructure

A net present value assessment of NPL's support to UK businesses

The role of measurement in increasing investment in R&D and innovation

A customer survey for three of the core labs in the National Measurement System   

NMS customer survey summary

The economic impact of the National Timing Centre on collaborating companies

Estimating the impact of improved dose control on clinical outcomes in radiotherapy

Achieving the 2.4% GDP target: the role of measurement in increasing investment in R&D and innovation

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