To help accomplish its mission, NIST seeks out high-quality partnerships, collaborations, and other interactions with U.S. companies, universities, and agencies at the federal, state, and local levels.
Grants/awards supporting research at industry, academic, and other institutions are available on a competitive basis through several different Institute offices. For general information on NIST grants programs, please contact the NIST Grants Office at (301) 975-5718 or visit Grants.Gov.
NIST's Technology Partnership Office builds and sustains technology partnering activities between NIST laboratories and industries in the USA, local, state and federal agencies, and the general public. On this site, visitors can search NIST technology available for licensing; learn about potential collaboration tools and the SBIR Program; and, discover TPO sponsored news and events.