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About us


NPL across the UK

Delivering impact and enabling businesses to scale up, grow and deliver new products

Our aim is to expand the community we work with, to help more businesses and organisations to prosper and progress through exposure to our world-leading research, facilities and people. To achieve this, we want to make sure there is no part of the UK that does not benefit from the impact of our work. We are a national laboratory with a nationwide presence. 

By taking our internationally recognised science to companies across the UK we make a significant difference by accelerating innovation and enabling local businesses to grow and prosper. We help companies understand the role of good measurement practice and how it can increase productivity of their business. We also gives the confidence to innovate through new products, accessing new markets and using new technology.

A growing presence around the UK

Our regional network provides local access to NPL's expertise, providing significant benefit to UK industry, especially SMEs. Through collaboration, we are establishing regional centres that will substantially increase both the volume of measurement research in the UK and the impact of the UK national measurement infrastructure on the UK's prosperity and quality of life.

Our approach encompasses objectives and activities in each hub which enables them to develop and fulfil the different requirements of the region. We are committed to supporting the whole of the UK with a focus on delivering and driving local growth. This responds to the key pillar of ‘Place’ within the Industrial Strategy.

NPL Teddington

Our regional centres provide easy access to all of NPL's independent and world-class capabilities and expertise, irrespective of where you are located.

The majority of our laboratories and staff are located in Teddington, close to London, and we can seamlessly work with you either through your local NPL region or directly with the Teddington facilities.

Work with us

Our research and measurement solutions support innovation and product development. We work with companies to deliver business advantage and commercial success.
Contact our Customer Services team on +44 20 8943 7070