National Institute of Standards and Technology


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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

a federal agency in the Department of Commerce that sets accurate measurement standards for commerce, industry, and science in the United States. The NIST compares and coordinates its standards with those of other countries and provides research and technical service to improve computer science, materials technology, building construction, and consumer product safety.

National Institute of Standards and Technology

A branch of the US Commerce Department’s technology administration which maintains primary reference standards and develops reference methods and materials.

National Institute of Standards and Technology

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NIST

A federal agency that proposes and develops standards of measurement and the means to support advances in technology. It was formerly known as the National Bureau of Standards (NBS).
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SHA-1 and the stronger hash functions, including SHA-256, are all approved by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
The Advanced Technology Program, managed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, provides cost-shared funding to industry for high-risk R&D projects with the potential to spark important, broad-based economic benefits for the United States.
The group is co-chaired by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); the 2003 Administrating Organization is the International Code Council.
Winning the National Institute of Standards and Technology award provides PolyFuel with the funding to expand into the development of a promising next-generation gas diffusion layer," said Jim Balcom, President and Chief Executive Officer of PolyFuel.
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