THE MILITARY INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY AND RADIOMETRY (MICHR)
The Military Institute of Chemistry and Radiometry (MICHR) is a Scientific and Research Centre of the Polish Ministry of National Defence, established in 1954. The main scope of its work is scientific research and development projects and studies in the field of CBRN defence and systems especially in CBRN protection, reconnaissance, detection and decontamination. MICHR is also involved in verification of chemical disarmament processes.
The Institute consists of three departments, each responsible for the following research and development works:
· The Department of CBRN Protection
· The Department of CBRN Reconnaissance and Decontamination
· The Department of Radiometry and Camouflage
The Institute is authorized to issue expertise and opinions as well as certificates for products and technologies falling within their remit, and to carry out equipment testing and personnel training.
MICHR is experienced and ready to organize both theoretical and practical workshops and exercises for detection, identification, sampling and sample handling of unknown, potentially dangerous, chemical and radiological agents.
The Institute has been appointed by the Minister of Science’s Centre for Advanced Technology to coordinate ‘The Man, Environment, Anti-terrorism, Protection Against Contamination’ programme.