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The Measure of our Success 2021

We deliver extraordinary impact to benefit the UK's prosperity and quality of life

Making an impact in 2021

2021 was another challenging year for everyone. NPL responded by continuing to deliver impact through our research and high-quality science and engineering.

Download the new and interactive Measure of our Success to discover how we actively aided in the UK pandemic response by continuing to run critical services and recovery schemes, supporting industry and our country’s vital healthcare provision.

The Measure of our Success showcases how we apply our ‘metrology mindset’ to some of the most challenging issues facing an increasingly digital society – from climate change to improving the health and resilience of the nation. The case studies included illustrate how we are delivering the innovation that is vital in supporting the UK’s ambition to be a science superpower.

Download the Measure of our Success

I want to thank everyone who played a part in NPL’s success over the past year, it is through the effort and determination of our people that we are able to deliver on our mission to provide the measurement capability that underpins the UK's prosperity and quality of life.

Dr Peter Thompson - Chief Executive Officer

Over 120 years of impact

We have been making a positive impact on society for over 120 years.

To find out more about NPL and read our previous annual reviews and financial statements, click the button below.

Corporate information and annual reviews

To read our 2021 Financial statement, click the button below.

Read our 2021 Financial statement

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Our research and measurement solutions support innovation and product development. We work with companies to deliver business advantage and commercial success.
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