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Special Programs Office (SPO)

The Special Programs Office fosters communication and collaboration between NIST and external communities focused on critical national needs.

The Special Programs Office (SPO) fosters communication and collaboration between NIST and external communities focused on critical national needs.  To meet those needs, SPO works closely with and forges partnerships among government, military, academia, professional organizations, and private industry to provide world-class leadership in standards and technology innovation.

Contacts

Special Programs Office

  • Dr. Richard Cavanagh, Director, Special Programs Office
    (301) 975-4447
    100 Bureau Drive
    Stop 4701
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-4701