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Profile of registrant

National Institute of Metrology, China

Identification number in the register: 452272310161-72
Registration date: 22/11/12 08:24:05

The information on this organisation was last modified on 25/11/13 07:09:31
The date of the last annual update was 25/11/13 07:09:31

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: National Institute of Metrology, China
Acronym: NIM
Legal status: Non-profit research organization under Ministry
Website address:


Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Academic institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Yu Kuan ZHANG
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Wei GAO
Position: Director, Dept. of R&D Management and International Cooperation

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: No.18 Bei San Huan Dong Lu 
Beijing 100013
Telephone number: (+86 10) 64218565
Fax number: (+86 10) 64218703
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: National Institute of Metrology (NIM) is China’s national metrology institute (NMI) and technical center for legal metrology. NIM is tasked with developing national measurement standards and advanced measurement technologies to underpin economic development and improve the quality of life.

•To develop national measurement standards in an increasingly wider scope and to improve them continually by taking the advantage of advanced science and technology;

•To participate in international comparisons to ensure the traceability and international equivalence of national standards, and to disseminate their quantity values to lower levels of standards and customers through verification and calibration services to ensure the accuracy and reliability of quantity values nation-wide;

•To carry out research on fundamental science and application technology of metrology, in response to the need of economy and society and the development of world metrology science

• To provide technical support for legal metrology, laboratory accreditation and quality certification, etc.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

NIM is a non-funded participant in a few of the EMRP project

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Research and Technology


Total number of members that are natural persons: 758
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 76,250,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 76,250,000
- donations: 76,250,000
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.