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NIST provides measurements and standards of biological industrial processes, and operates a robust biomanufacturing program--including an annual industry round table to learn about emerging needs.

NIST supports biomanufacturing with measurement science, standards, data, and other tools, with a particular emphasis on support for the manufacture of biopharmaceutical products. Our work helps ensure the quality of biological drugs and other products. For example, we developed a reference material that helps drug manufacturers accurately calibrate the instruments that measure the protein particles in their products that might lead to unwanted patient reactions. 

Learn more about the Bioprocess Measurements Group and the  NIST Biomanufacturing Initiative


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Protein drugs are the top selling pharmaceuticals worldwide, a hundred billion dollar industry, but also the fastest growing category of health care costs. The