Standards effectively expedite trade and stimulate economic growth when they are developed, maintained, and applied in accordance with national policy, processes, and procedures. NIST provides guidance, training, information, and assistance so that companies, government agencies, standards bodies, and others can successfully work together on essential standardization and conformity assessment activities.
Federal agencies may obtain coordination and support services from Standards.gov to achieve the following goals:
Improve or clarify agency alignment with federal policy
Initiate or support work on new standards
Strengthen conformity assessment programs
Agencies requiring support in the specific areas listed above are invited to describe
their needs in an sco [at] nist.gov (subject: message%20from%20standardization%20coordination%20page) (email to SCO). You will receive a response within one week.