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NIST Locations

NIST operates in two main locations: Gaithersburg, Md. (headquarters—234-hectare/578-acre campus) and Boulder, Colo. (84-hectare/208-acre campus). 

In addition, NIST has employees working in four other locations explicitly established to promote the kind of cross-disciplinary collaborations that accelerate research results. 

NIST Gaithersburg, MD Campus
SURF Gaithersburg

NIST Boulder, CO Location
NIST Boulder

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Created August 4, 2017, Updated March 1, 2018