Definitions for "National Institute of Standards and Technology"
NIST is the component of the HPCC responsible for translating Federal research into applied technology that will improve efficiencies and stimulate excellence.
An agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce that develops and promotes measurements, standards and technology. NIST manages the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
The federal organization that develops and promotes measurement, standards, and technology to enhance productivity, facilitate trade, and improve the quality of life.