Participation of the Institute for Accreditation of Republic of Macedonia on the project
IPA 2008 Regional Quality Infrastructure in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Institute for Accreditation of Republic of Macedonia has had active participation in trainings organizing by this project. The staff from Institute for Accreditation of Republic of Macedonia has gain knowledge for the special requirements of   accreditation of calibration laboratories according ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

Institute for Accreditation of Republic of Macedonia and CABs from particular area, have participate in organizing of the PT schemes in environment, food diary, constructions and calibration of measurement of temperature. Therefore one of the laboratory, which has been participants from R. Macedonia has organize PT scheme with 10 laboratories for water testing.

During HOT 8 the awareness has been obtain for the standard ISO/IEC 17043:2010, which specifies general requirements for the competence of providers of proficiency testing schemes and for the development and operation of proficiency testing schemes.

In the framework of the IPA 2008 it has been organize a workshop on harmonization of requirements for assessor and technical experts of national accreditation bodies of Western Balkan countries. As a result of the workshop a draft document on minimum requirements for assessors has been arise.