In these times of health crisis, our society's need for trust is all the greater. Metrology, the science of measurement, plays an indispensable role in guaranteeing this confidence. To mark World Metrology Day on 20 May, LNE, which runs the French National Metrology Network (RNMF), is offering you a selection of its work to illustrate the importance of metrology in our society.
The working group of developers, evaluators and users of artificial intelligence algorithms launched by LNE to create a certification system for artificial intelligence has just published a first version of the standard. This text...
Along with Australian and Swedish researchers, the Laboratoire national de métrologie et d'essais (LNE) just published a study in the journal The Lancet, showing that about 15% of patients presenting their first myocardial ...
The SI comprises seven units of measurement that are found in every aspect of our day-to-day lives; they are especially critical to industry. For the last two centuries, metrologists have been constantly working to improve those units of measurement, and four of them were redefined in 2018. Read our comprehensive report on the subject.
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115 years striving to benefit the field of measurement
Since its founding in 1901, LNE has deployed its human and technical resources in the quest of developing increasingly more reliable and accurate measurement capacities. The Laboratory's works, renowned expertise and scientific excellence, all applied to overcome complex challenges, carry authoritative weight in industrial fields as well as among institutions and the public sector, which benefit from its guidance and solutions. LNE's dedication to areas affecting large population segments on a daily basis justifies its status as a leading actor in continuously enhancing companies' competitiveness and innovation while promoting a safer and more responsible society.