BIPM Time Dept database
BIPM Time Department Data Base

Acronyms and locations

AcronymName of the InstituteCityCountry CIPM MRA signatory Previous acronym
(if any)
Year of start Year of stop BIPM Code
2-charactersNumeric
AGGOArgentinian-German Geodetic ObservatoryLa PlataArgentinaTCC2002-TC10086
AOSAstrogeodynamical Observatory, Space Research Centre P.A.S.BorowiecPoland1988-AO10046
APLApplied Physics LaboratoryLaurelUnited States of America1978-AP10031
AUSNational Institute of MetrologySydneyAustraliaNMIA1973-AU10054
BEVBundesamt für Eich- und VermessungswesenWienAustriaBEV1975-BE10034
BFKHGovernment Office of Capital City of Budapest, Metrology and Technical Supervisory DepartmentBudapestHungaryBFKHOMH | MKEH1974-MK10033
BIMBulgarian Institute of MetrologySofiyaBulgariaBIMNMC1991-BM10066
BIRMBeijing Institute of Radio Metrology and MeasurementBeijingP.R. China1995-BI10071
BOMBureau of Metrology of MacedoniaSkopjeMacedoniaBOM2017-MA10090
BYBelarussian State Institute of MetrologyMinskBelarusBelGIM2007-BY10042
CAOStazione Astronomica di Cagliari (Cagliari Astronomical Observatory)CagliariItaly1982-CA10032
CHFederal Institute of Metrology (METAS)BernSwitzerlandMETAS1972-CH10057
CNESCentre National d'Etudes SpatialesToulouseFrance2016-CS10043
CNMCentro Nacional de MetrologiaQueretaroMexicoCENAM1996-CN10073
CNMPCentro Nacional de Metrología de Panamá (CENAMEP)PanamaPanamaCENAMAP AIP2003-MP10088
DFMDansk Fundamental Metrologi (DFM A/S)HorsholmDenmarkDFM2022-DK10097
DFNTLaboratoire de Métrologie de la Direction Générale des Transmissions et de l'Informatique (DEF-NAT)TunisTunisiaDEF-NAT2014-DN10006
DLRDeutsche Zentrum für Luft - und Raumfahrt (German Aerospace Centre)OberpfaffenhofenGermany1996-DL10074
DMDMDirectorate of Measures and Precious MetalsBelgradeSerbiaDMDM1983-ZM10055
DTAGDeutsche Telekom AGFrankfurt/MGermany1981-DT10053
EIMHellenic Institute of MetrologyThessalonikiGreeceEIM2007-EI10023
ESAEuropean Space AgencyNoordwijkThe NetherlandsESAESTC2012-ES10025
HKOHong Kong ObservatoryHong KongHong Kong (China)2004-HK10089
ICELaboratorio Costarricense de MetrologiaSan JoséCosta RicaLAMETRO-ICE2017-CE10092
IDNStandardization Agency of IndonesiaJakartaIndonesiaSNSU-BSNKIM2008-KI10037
IFAGBundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie (Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy)WettzellGermany1988-IF10044
IGNAInstituto Geográfico NacionalBuenos AiresArgentina1969-IG10012
IMBHInstitute of Metrology of Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevoBosnia and HerzegovinaIMBIH2015-BH10075
INCPInstituto Nacional de Calidad (INACAL) of PeruLimaPeruINACAL2016-CP10004
INMInstituto Nacional de Metrología of ColombiaBogota D.C.ColombiaINM(CO)2017-IC10080
INPLNational Physical Laboratory of IsraelJerusalemIsraelINPL1988-IL10061
INTIInstituto Nacional de Tecnología IndustrialBuenos AiresArgentinaINTI2008-IN10015
INXENational Institute for Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) Rio de JaneiroBrazilINMETRO2012-NX10016
IPQInstituto Portugues da QualidadeCaparicaPortugalIPQ1995-IP10070
ITIstituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (INRIM)TorinoItalyINRIMIEN1970-IT10011
JATCJoint Atomic Time CommissionLintongP.R. China1988-JA10060
JVJustervesenetKjellerNorwayJV2003-JV10087
KEBSKenya Bureau of StandardsNairobiKenyaKEBS20122019KE10069
KRISKorea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS),DaejeonRep. of KoreaKRISSKSRI1988-KR10056
KZKazakhstan Institute of Standardization and MetrologyAstanaKazakhstanKazStandart2008-KZ10027
LDSUniversity of LeedsLeedsUnited Kingdom19912009LD10065
LRTELaboratório de Referência de Tempo e EspaçoSao CarlosBrazil2018-LR10091
LTCenter for Physical Sciences and Technology (VMT/FTMC)VilniusLithuaniaFTMC2001-LT10082
LUXBureau Luxembourgeois de Métrologie (ILNAS)BelvauxLuxembourgILNAS2018-LU10094
LVLatvian National Metrology CentreRigaLatviaLATMB20072021LV10058
MASMMongolian Agency for Standardization and MetrologyBayanzurkh districtMongoliaMASM2013-MN10051
MBMBureau of Metrology - Laboratory for time and frequencyPodgoricaMontenegroBMM2014-ME10036
MIKEVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, Centre for MetrologyEspooFinlandMIKES1978-MI10041
MSLMeasurement Standards LaboratoryLower HuttNew ZealandMSL1984-MS10063
MTCMAKKAH Time Centre - King Abdulah Centre for Crescent Observations and AstronomyMakkahSaudi Arabia2012-MC10059
NAONational Astronomical ObservatoryMizusawaJapanILOM|NAOM1969-NA10013
NICTNational Institute of Information and Communications TechnologyTokyoJapanNICTRRL|CRL1969-NC10020
NIMNational Institute of MetrologyBeijingP.R. ChinaNIM1980-IM10048
NIMBNational Institute of MetrologyBucharestRomaniaINM2002-MB10085
NIMTNational Institute of Metrology (Thailand)PathumthaniThailandNIMT2001-MT10081
NISNational Institute for StandardsCairoEgyptNIS1972-IS10083
NISTNational Institute of Standards and TechnologyBoulderUnited States of AmericaNISTNBS1969-NI10002
NMIJNational Metrology Institute of JapanTsukubaJapanNMIJ AISTNRLM1980-NM10050
NMLSNational Metrology Laboratory of SIRIM BerhadSepangMalaysiaNMIM2002-LS10084
NPLNational Physical LaboratoryTeddingtonUnited KingdomNPL1969-NP10017
NPLINational Physical LaboratoryNew-DelhiIndiaNPLI1988-LI10052
NRCNational Research Council of CanadaOttawaCanadaNRC1969-NR10003
NRLU.S. Naval Research LaboratoryWashington DCUnited States of America2007-RL10010
NSAINational Standards Authority of Ireland's National Metrology Laboratory (NSAI NML)DublinIrelandNSAI NML2020-IE10093
NTSCNational Time Service Center of ChinaLintongP.R. ChinaCSAO1980-NT10049
ONBAObservatorio NavalBuenos AiresArgentina1970-ON10018
ONRJObservatório NacionalRio de JaneiroBrazilON/DSHO1972-RJ10019
OPLaboratoire national de métrologie et d'essais. Systèmes de références Temps-Espace, Observatoire de Paris (LNE-SYRTE)ParisFranceLNE-SYRTELPTF1968-OP10008
ORBObservatoire Royal de BelgiqueBruxellesBelgium1972-OR10026
PLConsortium of laboratories in PolandWarszawaPolandGUMPKSF|GUM1977-PL10040
PTBPhysikalisch-Technische BundesanstaltBraunschweigGermanyPTB1968-PT10005
ROAReal Instituto y Observatorio de la ArmadaSan FernandoSpainROAOMSF1989-RO10014
SASOSaudi Standards, Metrology and Quality OrganizationRiyadhSaudi ArabiaSASO-NMCC2013-SA10062
SCLStandards and Calibration LaboratoryHong KongHong Kong (China)SCL1996-SC10067
SGNational Metrology Centre - Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)SingaporeSingaporeNMC, A*STARPSB1981-SG10077
SIQSlovenian Institute of Quality and MetrologyLjubljanaSloveniaMIRS/SIQ/Metrology2007-SI10047
SLMeasurement Units, Standards and Services Department (MUSSD)ColomboSri LankaMUSSD2018-SL10045
SMDMetrology Division of the Quality and Safety Department - Scientific MetrologyBruxellesBelgiumSMD2009-SD10079
SMUSlovenský Metrologický Ústav (Slovak Institute of Metrology)BratislavaSlovakiaSMU1998-SM10076
SPResearch Institutes of Sweden AB (RISE)BorasSwedenRISE1978-SP10072
SURussian metrological institute of technical physics and radio engineering (FSUE "VNIIFTRI") MoskvaRussian FederationVNIIFTRI1969-SU10038
TLTelecommunication LaboratoriesChung-LiChinese TaipeiTL1972-TL10030
TPInstitute of Photonics and Electronics, Czech Academy of Sciences (IPE/ASCR)PrahaCzech RepublicIPE/ASCR1968-TP10022
TUGTechnische UniversitätGrazAustria19772000TU10039
UANational Scientific Centre "Institute of Metrology"KharkivUkraineNSC IM2006-UA10078
UAEEmirates Metrology Institute (EMI/UAE)Abu DhabiThe United Arab EmiratesEMI2017-AE10021
UMEUlusai Metroloji Enstitüsü, Marmara Research Centre, (National Metrology Institute)Gebze-KocaeliTürkiyeUME1994-UM10068
USNOU.S. Naval ObservatoryWashington DCUnited States of America1968-US10007
VMIVietnam Metrology InstituteHa NoiVietnamVMI-STAMEQ2008-VM10028
VSLVSL, Dutch Metrology InstituteDelftThe NetherlandsVSL1973-VS10024
ZANational Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA)PretoriaSouth AfricaNMISACSIR1972-ZA10029