VTT MIKES is a metrology facility for SI unit realisations, high-accuracy measurements, measurement innovations and calibration technologies. It provides high-end measurement innovations, capabilities and tools for demonstrating quality of measurements, and worldwide recognised measurements and calibrations.
High-end metrology laboratories for electrical quantities, length and geometry, temperature, humidity, mass, pressure, force, torque, flow, time, frequency, acoustics and optical spectroscopy
High-accuracy measurement capabilities and extremely low-disturbance measurement environment for R&D
Located at the Otaniemi Technology Campus in Espoo, Finland and in the Renforsin Ranta business area in Kajaani, Finland
Looking for a partner in metrology to boost your measurement quality dependent business or confidence to the reliability of your measurements? VTT MIKES provides a house of facilities and expertise for proven measurements, innovative solutions in measuring instrumentation and controlling quality of measurements.
VTT MIKES offers most accurate measurements and calibrations, high-end optical spectroscopy measurement techniques and solutions for controlling measurement quality, based on worldwide recognised metrology research.
World-class infrastructure for measurement innovations
VTT MIKES provides the most sophisticated metrology laboratory environment for measurement related R&D and metrology. It has high performance metrology laboratory rooms with ultra-low levels of vibrations, electromagnetic disturbances and temperature and humidity variations. VTT MIKES has also large-scale facilities for water and pulp flow measurements.
The most sophisticated metrology laboratory environment for measurement related R&D and metrology.
Globally recognised reference instruments and services enable VTT MIKES to prove the quality of most demanding measurements with global acceptance. Our metrology services fulfil the requirements of ISO9001:2008 and ISO17025:2017 and are included in the CIPM MRA.
We have high-end metrology laboratories for electrical quantities, length and geometry, temperature, humidity, mass, pressure, force, torque, flow, time, frequency, acoustics and optical spectroscopy. We also have special facilities for atomic clocks, atomic force microscopy, interferometry, high voltage measurements and cryogenic measurements. VTT MIKES provides the infrastructure for Finland’s national metrology institute operations.
- Case HELEN: Verification of the efficiency of HELEN district cooling system with accurate measurements
- Case Fortum: Laser spectroscopy as a novel on-line monitoring tool for nuclear power plants
- Precision Time Protocol time-services (brochure, pdf)
- Upgrade your interferometer to the modern Phase Stepping Gauge Block Interferometer (brochure, pdf)