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NIST Gives a Measured Response to the Medical Device Industry's Technology Challenges



John A. Tesk, Mark Bello


Snapshot of NIST s four programsPart of the U.S. Commerce Department s Technology Administration, NIST tends to the health of nation s technology infrastructure a platform of enabling tools and other resources that manufacturers and others use to accomplish their technical aims. These aims range from incorporating new discoveries and innovations into future products, to controlling processes so that they can assure customers that their products are within agreed-upon tolerances. NIST has four programs that serve as resources for the orthopedic industry and the broader healthcare sector.
The BONEzone


meso-scale manufacturing, reference materials for medical device a, standards for medical devices, tissue engineered


Tesk, J. and Bello, M. (2002), NIST Gives a Measured Response to the Medical Device Industry's Technology Challenges, The BONEzone, [online], (Accessed June 21, 2024)


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Created December 1, 2002, Updated February 17, 2017