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.


New Activity - Energy Storage Systems
Defining the Key Metrological Parameters for Lithium-ion Cell Standardization

Kick-off meeting (via Zoom) - Monday 3 July 2023
12:00 to 15:00 (CET)Register here to participate 

Active Intercomparison Exercises  
Development of standardized methodologies for characterisation of microplastics with microscopy and spectroscopy methods
Development of guidelines for reproducible TEM specimen preparation by focused ion beam processing
Measurement of lateral resolution of Raman Microscopy with nanowire artefacts
Validating biosensor binding kinetics for microorganism antigens  
Quantification of an SI-traceable reference material in cells post-transfection 
Lateral size and thickness measurement of few-layer graphene flakes using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM)


VAMAS Technical Workshop

Advanced materials challenges and standardisation needs for net zero technologies

9th and 10th October 2023,
CSIR National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi