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About National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)A non-regulatory agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Technology Administration, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) strengthens the U.S. economy and improves the quality of life by working with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements and standards through four partnerships: the NIST Laboratories, the Baldrige National Quality Program, the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and the Advanced Technology Program.
- The NIST Laboratories, located in both Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Boulder, Colorado, provide measurements and standards for U.S. industry. The Laboratories conduct research in a wide variety of physical and engineering sciences, including electronics and electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering, chemical science and technology, physics, materials science and engineering, building and fire research, and information technology.
- The Baldrige National Quality Program was established by Congress to recognize individual U.S. companies for their achievement and to provide quality awareness and information on successful performance and competitiveness strategies. The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award has become the nation's premier award for organizational performance excellence and quality achievement. In 1999, it expanded to educational organizations and health care providers.
- The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) provides technical and business assistance to smaller manufacturers. A nationwide network of services to assist these manufacturers in becoming globally competitive, MEP leverages federal support by teaming up with state and local organizations.
- The Advanced Technology Program (ATP) partners with the private sector to develop broadly beneficial technologies. ATP's early stage investment is helping to bridge the gap between the laboratory and the marketplace.
For information on partnerships with NIST, visit http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/resmanuf.htm
For information on NIST work in biotechnology, visit http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/chemical.htm#Biotechnology
For information on the ATP Chemistry and Life Sciences Office, visit http://www.atp.nist.gov/www/cls/cls_off.htm
Last Updated: 04-02-01
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U.S. President Joe Biden nominated Arati Prabhakar, Ph.D., to be his science advisor. If confirmed by the Senate, Prabhakar will become the first woman, first person of color and the first immigrant to hold the position.
New Benchmark Report from NIST, Baylor College of Medicine and DNAnexus Helps Provide Accurate Identification of Variants in Challenging Medically Relevant Genes
Researchers from National Institute of Standards and Technology, Baylor College of Medicine and DNAnexus, Inc., together with other members of the Genome in a Bottle consortium, announce the publication of a comprehensive benchmark dataset comprising 273 challenging medically relevant autosomal genes that are associated with the development of diseases such as homocystinuria and spinal muscular atrophy.
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research Receives $16.8 M Investment from the National Institute of Standards and Technology
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, the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmacueticals announces that they have identified nine projects to allocate approximately $8.9 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology award received in May 2020 towards the support the nation's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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