Recent news

News items include website updates and recent news of Eurachem events and activities.

Eurachem supports World Metrology Day 2020

WMDay2020 t80May 20th is World Metrology Day. World Metrology Day recognises and celebrates the contribution of all the people who work in intergovernmental and national metrology organisations and institutes throughout the year.

This year, Eurachem marks World Metrology Day with a short video asking our Executive "How does Eurachem support global metrology?".

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Eurachem announces online General Assembly

GA2020 iconEurachem has elected to reschedule its General Assembly for 2020 as an online event, between 27-28 May 2020. This first online GA will be kindly hosted by Eurachem Romania, the hosts for the 2020 Eurachem Week.

Brief additional details can be found on the corresponding Calendar page; participants will be notified of sign-in details directly in due course.

Eurachem 2019/20 Newsletter available for download

nl33 80The Winter 2019-20 Eurachem Newsletter is now available to download in PDF format [1.7 Mb]. Printed copies will also be available through National members.This year's issue includes articles on updated Guides, Supplementary guidance and news from all our working groups and from national Eurachem members.

Previous newsletters can be found on the Newsletter page.

Two more PT information leaflets now in Czech

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Italian and Swedish flagsThanks to our colleagues at Eurachem-CZ, the Eurachem PT Working Group has published Czech translations of our Information leaflet on investigating poor results in PT and our leaflet on use of surplus PT materials. Both leaflets give short advice to help laboratories get the best from PT.

Find all our Information leaflets here >>

Cancellation: May 2020 General Assembly and Workshop "Quality Assurance in the University Curriculum"

Event CancelledOwing to restrictions on travel and other measures in place to reduce the spread of Covid-19, Eurachem regret to announce that it will not be possible to hold either the Eurachem General Assembly or the workshop "Quality assurance for analytical laboratories in the university curriculum" on the planned dates of 25-29 May 2020. These dates have therefore been cancelled.

Eurachem will be considering alternative arrangements, including later dates, for the GA and the Workshop and will update members as and when further information becomes available.

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Pre- and Post-analytical PT leaflet now available in Hungarian

prepost80HUThe Eurachem PT working group has released a new, Hungarian, translation of the information leaflet "Pre- and Post-analytical PT", bringing the number of language versions of this leaflet to sixteen. The translations can be downloaded here.

Other information leaflets can be found under 'Information leaflets'.

Three Ukraine translations of Eurachem Information leaflets available


Thanks to the hard work of our colleagues in Ukraine, the Measurement Uncertainty and Traceability WG is pleased to announce the availability of Ukrainian translations of three more Eurachem Information leaflets, on Selecting the right PT Scheme, Use of Surplus PT Materials, and choosing the right frequency for PT for a laboratory.

View all Information Leaflets here >>

New Finnish translation of Eurachem leaflet on compliance assessment

EEt InDoubtThanks to our colleagues in Finland, the Eurachem leaflet  "Use of uncertainty information in compliance assessment" is now additionally available in Finnish.

Download the leaflet here >>>

New Italian translation of leaflet on use of surplus PT items

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ITThe Eurachem PT Working Group has issued a new Italian translation of the leaflet on use of surplus PT materials. The Information Leaflet advises laboratories on benefits and limitations of surplus PT items..

Download the leaflet here >>

Information leaflet on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 now available in Estonian

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EEThe Eurachem Education and training Working Group is pleased to announce that our information leaflet giving an overview of the main changes in the 2017 version of ISO/IEC 17025 is now additionally available in Estonian.

Download the leaflet here >>