METU Central Laboratory has been audited by the Turkish Accreditation Agency (TÜRKAK). Upon the completion of this audit, several characterization and measurement techniques, covering various fields of science and engineering, have been recognized by an accrediation certificate. This is an internationally recognized certificate which certifies the results as internationally acceptable.
METU Central Laboratory is a research, education and characterization center, equipped with the latest test and analysis equipment and supports researchers in the academia, private and government sectors by a team of trained professionals who are experts in their respective analysis tools and techniques. It is the first university central laboratory, with capabilities in both material characterization and biotechnology fields, that has been granted the internationally recognized TS EN ISO/IEC 17025 “General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories” accrediation certificate in Turkey. Through its wide spectrum of capabilities, METU Central Lab services research activities for a wide range of fields including but not limited to advanced materials, nanotechnology, energy technologies, medicine, agriculture and archeology as well as multiple industrial sectors such as defence, textile, automotive and food.