Inmetro, Innovation and Industry

The role of INMETRO in the Brazilian Innovation System is multiple and extremely important. The Institute is responsible for establishing bases from which the game of innovation develops. Therefore, INMETRO is positioned in the centre of the triple helix of the relationship between government – university – industry in supporting the innovation process.

How does Inmetro support innovation in industry?

  • Through laboratory accreditation, the Institute disseminates reliable measurements in industry of various regions of the country.
  • By establishing programs on conformity assessment of products, processes, services and staff, INMETRO drives constant improvement of the Brazilian industry, taking it to more competitive levels.
  • Activities related to legal metrology, which are an exclusive assignment of INMETRO, ensure reliable and continuous measurements to higher levels of technical training of Brazilian industry.
  • The activities related to scientific metrology developed by INMETRO contribute to the advancement and dissemination of scientific knowledge related to the national basic and applied research. It also contributes to the international recognition of Brazilian measurements in various areas of knowledge, including metrology applied to life sciences and forensic metrology.
  • Furthermore, INMETRO provides market intelligence to the insertion of foreign national companies through its international networking activities.

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Phone: +55 (21) 2145-9357

Nossos Endereços

  • Prédio da Rua Santa Alexandrina

    PABX: (21) 2563-2800

    Rua Santa Alexandrina, 416

    Rio Comprido - Rio de Janeiro - RJ

    CEP: 20261-232

  • Campus Xerém

    PABX: (21) 2679-9001

    Av. Nossa Senhora das Graças, 50

    Xerém - Duque de Caxias - RJ

    CEP: 25250-020

  • Prédio da Rua Estrela

    PABX: (21) 3216-1000

    Rua Estrela, 67

    Rio Comprido - Rio de Janeiro - RJ

    CEP: 20251-900

  • Superintendência de Goiás - Surgo

    PABX: (62) 3237-3500

    Av. Berlim, 627

    Setor Sul - Goiânia - GO

    CEP: 74170-110

  • Brasília

    PABX: (61) 3340-1710

    EQN 102/103 - Lote 1, Asa Norte

    Brasília - DF

    CEP: 70722-400

  • Superintendência do R. G. do Sul - Surrs

    PABX: (51) 3342-1155

    Rua 148, s/nº

    São Geraldo - Porto Alegre - RS

    CEP: 90240-581

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