What Is the National Institute of Standards and Technology?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is a unit of the US Department of Commerce. It was originally called the National Standards Office. NIST is committed to the promotion and maintenance of metrics. It will also take an active role in encouraging and assisting industry and research departments to develop and use these standards.

National Standards and Technology Research Institute

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology is a unit of the US Department of Commerce. It was originally called the National Standards Office. NIST is committed to the promotion and maintenance of metrics. It will also take an active role in encouraging and assisting industry and research departments to develop and use these standards.
Chinese name
National Standards and Technology Research Institute
Affiliation
US Department of Commerce
staff member
4600 people
Former name
National Standards Office
China National Institute of Standardization is a public institution directly affiliated to the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, and a national public welfare scientific research institution engaged in standardization research in China. Its main responsibility is to study the overall, strategic and comprehensive standardization issues in national economic and social development, responsible for developing comprehensive basic standards and providing authoritative standard information services. The China National Institute of Standardization will provide multi-dimensional standard support for China's economic development and social progress, provide important support for promoting China's technological progress, industrial upgrading, and improving product quality, and provide a scientific basis for government standardization decisions.
1. Carry out international exchanges and cooperation. Actively participate in the activities of relevant international standardization organizations, undertake research and development of related international standards, and related technical support and management.
2. Build a national standard document information service network. Collect domestic and international standard information, conduct analysis and research, develop standard information resources, and provide standard information consulting services.
3. Perform national standard technical review duties. Carry out review and filing of industry standards and local standards; manage national standards archives and databases; carry out national standards promotion and training activities.
4. Undertake the secretariat work of some national professional standardization technical committees and sub-technical committees.
5. Under the authority of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, undertake the relevant work of the National Industrial Product Production License Review Office.
6. Entrusted by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine to undertake the daily work of national defective product management.
7. Authorized by the State Council to manage the code work of national organizations and promote the application of code information.
8. Authorized by the State Council to manage the barcode work of commodities across the country and promote the application of barcode technology.
9. Carry out energy saving, water saving, environmental protection product certification and CCC certification.

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