IMEKO is a non-governmental federation of 42 Member Organizations individually concerned with the advancement of measurement technology. Its fundamental objectives are the promotion of
- international interchange of scientific and technical information
- in the field of measurement and instrumentation and
- the enhancement of international co-operation among scientists and engineers from research and industry.
Founded in 1958, the Confederation has consultative status with UNESCO and UNIDO and is one of the five Sister Federations within FIACC: Five International Associations Co-ordinating Committee, further consisting of
- IFAC- International Federation of Automatic Control,
- IFIP - International Federation for Information Processing,
- IFORS - International Federation of Operational Research Societies and
- IMACS - International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation.
The Member Organizations provide the financial means required for the operation of the Secretariat. The Treasurer supervises financial activities. All Officers serve on a honorary (unpaid) basis.
Our secretariat is located in Budapest/HUNGARY. The street address is:
Dalszínház utca 10, 1st floor, Office room No.3
H-1061 Budapest (6th district)
UPDATE January 2021:
Our Secretary, Mrs Judit Faragó, has left IMEKO.
We thank Judit for all the good work she has done over the last years.
It was always a pleasure to work with Judit and IMEKO owes a lot to her.
We wish Judit all the best for the future.
Phone: +36 2 4271842
Just one click away is our online Contact form.
Statement on the European Union's GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
This website displays personal data related to persons who are involved in the work of IMEKO.
The data is received from the individual persons through the secretariat and the member organizations, committees and organs of IMEKO and is stored in a database.
Backups contain information associated with these persons. This information is stored for the legitimate interest of the security and reliability of the website. It will only be used for restoring purposes.
Individual control for registered users
Persons registered with this site are in control of the corresponding data in the database.
The only information that is required to register is the user name and the email address. This is necessary for identification purposes and to ensure that the account is unique to the given email address.
Registered users can add more information to their account or give trusted persons (for example, secretary, IMEKO Information officer) the permission to do so. Data added to the account remains in the database until it is deleted. This can be done by the user or by a trusted person.
Right to data portability – the right to have access to personal data in a common, machine-readable format: The person can receive the personal data in CSV format. Please contact the secretariat.
Right to access – the right to learn from IMEKO whether any of the personal data is being stored and processed: Basic information is given above. For more details, please contact the secretariat or the IMEKO Information officer.
Right to object - the right to object to the processing of data relating to the person: Please contact the secretariat.
Right to erasure – the right for any personal data to be erased: Registered users can delete their personal data themselves. Their account can be deleted by the IMEKO Information officer on request from the secretariat. Not registered persons should contact the secretariat.
Right to rectify – the right to edit any inaccurate personal data about the user: Please contact the IMEKO member organizations, committees, organs or secretariat with your request.
For any issues that cannot be rectified, please raise a claim to the IMEKO secretariat.
IMEKO will act within the bounds of the GDPR when responding to any complaints.