For more than a century, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has partnered with industry, academia and government to build an advanced science and technology infrastructure—the foundation needed to ensure continuing innovation, industrial competitiveness and the highest quality of life for all Americans. To help tell the story of how NIST affects your world daily, a new video feature, "What is NIST?", has been posted and may be viewed by clicking here. You will need the latest Adobe Flash video player (download for free at http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer) to watch.
Created March 19, 2012, Updated September 21, 2016