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Opportunities for Inter-American System of Metrology (SIM) Engagement with NIST

In support of NIST’s strategic alliances with the institutions participating in the Inter-American System of Metrology (SIM), and our commitment to strengthening the measurement infrastructure in the Americas, funding is now available to support Foreign Guest Researcher appointments (FGR), calibrations services, SRMs and/or training workshops for representatives from our partner institutions in the Americas.   This program is aimed at supporting SIM and is limited to staff of the institutions (National Metrology Institutes and Designated Institutes) participating in SIM.  The application form and related guidance can be found in the link below. 

For questions regarding the NIST-SIM Engagement Opportunity, please contact Andrew Conn by email at or phone at 301-975-4733.

Competition Guidance


Created August 17, 2016, Updated July 31, 2019