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The '''National Institute of Standards and Technology''', often abbreviated '''NIST''', is a [[United States]] government-funded scientific research agency.  NIST is part of the [[Department of Commerce]], and has branches located in [[Colorado]] and [[Maryland]].   
 
The '''National Institute of Standards and Technology''', often abbreviated '''NIST''', is a [[United States]] government-funded scientific research agency.  NIST is part of the [[Department of Commerce]], and has branches located in [[Colorado]] and [[Maryland]].   
  
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Its mission is:
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{{cquote|Promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.|||[http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/nandyou.cfm NIST]}}
  
==External Links==
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==External links==
[http://www.nist.gov/ NIST website]
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* [http://www.nist.gov/ NIST website]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:02, 24 June 2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, often abbreviated NIST, is a United States government-funded scientific research agency. NIST is part of the Department of Commerce, and has branches located in Colorado and Maryland.

Its mission is:

Promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.

NIST

External links