International Relations Office (IRO)

NIMT cooperates for international cooperation with the National Metrology Institutes in various countries in bilateral, international, and regional level. The scope is focused on the development of metrologist exchange, technology transfer, technical information exchange, and participation into meetings in order to develop potential of the national measurement standard, metrologists and Thailand’s metrology system effectively and internationally accepted which will be beneficial to the competitive capacity in trade and to reduce trade obstacles from Technical Barriers to Trade (TBTs) for industrial sectors and other related economic sectors.

NIMT has signed MoU on metrology and measurement standards with the worldwide National Metrology Institutes (NMIs). In order to provide and to strengthen a mechanism for scientific and technical cooperation, NIMT and NMIs agree to pursue scientific and technical cooperation with the MoU that will be expected in the future both between NIMT and NMIs in their wide sphere such as standard comparison, implementation of collaborative research, exchange of researchers and promotion of collaborative activities as the followings;

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)


  •  National Institute of Metrology (NIM)
  • Shanghai Institute of Measurement and Testing Technology of China (SIMT) (Date of Signing March 15, 2022)


  • Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)


  • National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
  • National Metrology Institute of Japan (NMIJ)


  • Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS)


  • Kazakhstan Institute of Standardization and Metrology (KazStandard) (Date of Signing June 2021)


  • Centre for Quantum Technologies (QCT) National University of Singapore (NUS)

Viet Nam

  • Vietnam Metrology Institute (VMI)



Expert Group on Metrology (EGM)

  • ASEAN member states

Enhancing Lancang-Mekong Cooperation

  • National Metrology Center (NMC), Cambodia
  • National Institute of Metrology (NIM), China
  • Department of Standardization and Metrology (DoSM), Lao PDR
  • Department of Research and Innovation (DRI), Myanmar
  • Vietnam Metrology Institute (VMI), Vietnam

Member States

For the further international relations information, please contact

Natthaphon JARAT, Ph.D. and Ms.Thanakporn NONTACHART

International Relations Office (IRO)
National Institute of Metrology (Thailand) (NIMT)
Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (MHESI)
3/4-5 Moo 3, Klong 5, Klong Luang,
Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand

Tel:  +6625775100 Ext. 4204 (Thanakporn), 4230 (Natthaphon)
Fax: +6625775096

updated November 9, 2022

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