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Products and Services
Welcome to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). As an agency of the Department of Commerce, NIST plays a key role in enabling the hard work and innovative ideas of the American people to strengthen our infrastructure for innovation to advance manufacturing, service, and science; to promote trade; and to improve public safety and security. This leads to improved quality of life and better and more jobs. NIST works with the private sector, other government agencies, and universities to develop and apply the technology, measurements and standards needed for new and improved products and services. In short, we help to enable the future. We encourage you to learn more about NIST's activities, how to make use of our products and services, and how to work with NIST.
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Conferences and Events
NIST Exhibits at the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) 2014
September 23-26, 2014
NIST Exhibits at the Grace Hopper Conference 2014
October 8-10, 2014
NIST Exhibits at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) 2014
October 17-18, 2014
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