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NIST Releases Final Smart Grid 'Framework 2.0' Document
Release Date: 02/28/2012

An updated roadmap for the Smart Grid is now available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which recently finished … more

NIST Announces Funding Opportunity to Increase Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings
Release Date: 02/16/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) and the Department of Energy have … more

CNST and Sandia Researchers Publish a Detailed Review of Electrical Contacts in One and Two Dimensional Nanomaterials
Release Date: 02/15/2012

Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and Sandia National Laboratories have published a detailed review of recent … more

President's FY 2013 Budget Request for NIST Targets Advanced Manufacturing, Critical Science and Technology Programs
Release Date: 02/13/2012

Washington, D.C. – The President’s fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget for the Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST Provides Octagonal Window of Opportunity for Carbon Capture
Release Date: 02/07/2012

Filtering carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, from factory smokestacks is a necessary, but expensive part of many manufacturing processes. However, … more

NIST Advisory Committee Endorses Advanced Manufacturing Program
Release Date: 02/07/2012

A report* released Feb. 7, 2012, by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT) … more

Hacking the SEM: Crystal Phase Detection for Nanoscale Samples
Release Date: 01/24/2012

Top: Transmission electron diffraction pattern from from a segment of an indium gallium nitride (InGaN) nanowire about 50 nanometers in diameter … more

Updated Guidelines to Help Ensure Electrical Devices are Smart Grid Ready
Release Date: 01/24/2012

Taking a step closer to ensuring that new electrical devices will be ready to plug into the nation's next-generation power grid, the National … more

February Forums Help Manufacturers Get on Track to Build Next Generation Rail
Release Date: 01/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will host two forums in February 2012 to … more

NIST SBIR Program Soliciting Proposals to Solve Manufacturing and IT Challenges
Release Date: 01/10/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) needs American innovators and entrepreneurs to help solve technological problems and … more

New DOC Report Examines the Federal Role in U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness
Release Date: 01/10/2012

On Jan. 6, 2012, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) issued a new report highlighting key policy priorities to sustain and promote American … more

NIST Releases First Certified Reference Material for Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Release Date: 12/20/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the world’s first reference material for single-wall carbon nanotube soot. … more

National Program Office for the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Established at NIST
Release Date: 12/19/2011

Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Director Patrick Gallagher … more

Commerce Secretary John Bryson Lays Out Vision for Department of Commerce
Release Date: 12/15/2011

At U.S. Chamber of Commerce, former chairman and CEO outlines priorities to create jobs: Build it here, sell it everywhere U.S. Commerce Secretary … more

NIST Releases Update to Smart Grid Framework
Release Date: 10/25/2011

An expanded list of standards, new cybersecurity guidance and product testing proposals are among the new elements in an updated roadmap for Smart … more

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