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Call for Proposals to Create Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Release Date: 05/15/2012

The federal government issued on May 9, 2012, a solicitation for proposals from teams led by non-profit organizations or universities to establish … more

Federal Committee Seeks Information on Domestic Forging Capabilities
Release Date: 03/09/2012

Does the United States have sufficient industrial capabilities to produce adequate supplies of forged-quality metal parts to meet the needs of the … more

NIST Announces Up to $1M in Funding for Two New Manufacturing Extension Partnership Centers
Release Date: 03/01/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today that it is soliciting proposals to establish two new Manufacturing … more

NIST Workshop Highlights Planned Consortium for Soft Material Manufacturing Research
Release Date: 05/18/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is holding a special industry workshop on June 2 and 3, 2011, at the NIST laboratories … more

The Secret Behind NIST's New Gas Detector? Chirp Before Sniffing
Release Date: 05/10/2011

Trace gas detection, the ability to detect a scant quantity of a particular molecule—a whiff of formaldehyde or a hint of acetone—in a vast sea of … more

JILA Frequency Comb System Detects Gas Impurities to Aid Semiconductor Manufacturing
Release Date: 08/03/2010

Purity of ingredients is a constant concern for the semiconductor industry, because a mere trace of contaminants can damage or ruin tiny devices. … more

Wavering Named Fellow of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Release Date: 11/17/2009

Albert Wavering III has been named to the College of Fellows of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Wavering is acting deputy director … more

Blueprint for Industry Change Aims to Improve Construction Productivity
Release Date: 10/20/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new publication aimed at strengthening the U.S. construction industry's … more

September PerMIS Workshop Takes Measure of Intelligent System Performance
Release Date: 07/28/2009

Intelligent machines of the future will turn custom designs into finished products quickly and efficiently, save lives in catastrophes, and … more

Showcase - Focus on Microfluidics
Release Date: 10/12/2007

A TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND FEDERAL MARKETPLACE EVENT NIST Presents Its Microfluidics Technologies For Commercial Adoption On Tuesday, October 9, … more

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