Justervesenet (Norwegian Metrology Service)
Justervesenet (JV) is a governmental agency under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. JV is responsible for the Norwegian metrology infrastructure and for ensuring its national and international acceptance.
JVs tasks and responsibilities are based in the “Law on measurement units, measuring and standard time” (in Norwegian, lov om målenheter, måling og normaltid). An unofficial translation of the act can be found here: Act on measurement units
Justervesenet has the national responsibility in two main areas:
• Legal metrology
• National measurement standards
We have the following mandate in the legal (regulated) area:
• Inspection and verification
• Approval of e-marking
• Preparing national regulation in the area of metrology
We offer the following services:
• Calibration against national standards
• Consultancy in metrology
• Courses, seminars and in-house training
• Research and development projects
• Services as a notified body for measuring instruments
Contact us for your metrology needs.
Gender Equality Plan
The Norwegian Metrology Service (JV) has an important role in the society by ensuring a metrological infrastructure that has both national and international trust. As a modern and well-functioning organization, JV also has a responsibility to ensure gender equality, diversity and inclusion.
In order to maintain our key role in the society and deliver the best results, JV requires diversity among its employees experience, attitudes and perspectives. JV has for many years been working to encourage diversity and promote gender equality.
For further information, please read the JV Gender Equality Plan
Contact person: Hans Arne Frøystein