Scientific Support for the National Measurement System program

An effective national measurement system stimulates good measurement practice and relies on agreed upon units and standards for consistent and accurate measurement. The Scientific Support for the National Measurement System (SSNMS) program delivers measurement services and support that foster a more coherent national measurement system for Canada that will lead to improved and informed decision-making for commerce, standards development, regulation and trade agreements.

The SSNMS program ensures that Canada's interests are well-represented internationally by establishing meaningful relationships within government and industry that will result in a better quality of life through improved trade and consumer protection. It further keeps abreast of developments in Metrology Research Centre in order to provide effective science advice and influence related to national and international policy in these domains.


Collaborate with us

Collaborate with us on strategic research projects to help de-risk your innovative ideas, reduce your start-up costs and accelerate your commercial development timelines.


Our services benefit scientists and researchers in any industry where high-precision measurement is critical to market success. To find out how we can support your business, contact:

Martin Rutter, Business Advisor
Telephone: 613-990-6439

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Submit an online request for information about our programs and services.

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Targeted industries

All industry sectors


Nova Scotia

Ottawa - Montreal Road

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