Versailles Project on Advanced Materials and Standards (VAMAS)

VAMAS supports world trade in products dependent on advanced materials technologies, through International collaborative projects aimed at providing the technical basis for harmonized measurements, testing, specifications, and standards.

Covid 19 - Call for Proposals

Proposals are invited for international interlaboratory comparisons (ILC) to characterise and validate materials and methods aiming to address therapeutic and diagnostic challenges of the current pandemic.

Active TWA 40 Projects

1. Cross-validation of an integrated, phage-derived platform as an open source reference standard for the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 
2. Physicochemical profiling of virus-like particles as reference materials for vaccine development and virus particle diagnosis 

VAMAS Publication

Guideline for the Design and Operation of Interlaboratory Comparisons - Gert Roebben, (Report No 50), 2017

To obtain a free electronic copy, please email