Project: Traceability for computationally-intensive metrology

Information and Computing Technology (ICT) dominates all aspects of business and much of our daily lives, and plays a large role in many areas of measurement. Traceability, measurement standards and quality systems all demand the demonstration of computational links that are fit for purpose, but testing is difficult without knowing whether software is producing accurate results in the first place. This project will use mathematics, numerical analysis and state of the art computer technology to validate software and develop new technologies to deliver traceability to measurements requiring intensive computing. It will ensure the trustworthiness and fitness for purpose of measurement software and enhance consumer confidence in metrology products. Internet based services will be used to validate software at the point of use and industrial partners, Hexagon, Mitutoyo, Werth and Zeiss, will deliver the new systems to thousands of users, changing the traceability landscape for computation in coordinate metrology.

Acronym NEW06 TraCIM (Reference Number: NEW06)
Duration 01/06/2012 - 31/05/2015
Project Topic Metrology
Project Results
(after finalisation)
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Network EMRP
Call EMRP Call 2011 - Health, SI Broader Scope and New Technologies

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
1 NPL Management Limited Coordinator United Kingdom
2 Cesky Metrologicky Institut Partner Czech Republic
3 Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica Partner Italy
4 Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Partner Germany
5 Univerza v Mariboru Partner Slovenia
6 VSL B.V. Partner Netherlands
7 Hexagon Metrology PTS GmbH Observer Germany
8 Mitutoyo CTL Germany GmbH Observer Germany
9 Werth Messtechnik GmbH Observer Germany
10 Carl Zeiss Industielle Messtechnik GmbH Observer Germany
11 The University of Huddersfield United Kingdom
12 Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau Germany