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 Three-Year Programmatic Plan for NIST, FY 2009-2011 PDFLogo
 2007 Annual Report of the NIST Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology PDFLogo
 National Research Council (NRC) Assessment Reports of NIST Laboratories FY 2007
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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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