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National Institute of Standards and Technology

Last updated: March 6, 2019

What Does National Institute of Standards and Technology Mean?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is a laboratory for the measurement of standards. It was previously known as National Bureau of Standards (NBS).

Safeopedia Explains National Institute of Standards and Technology

The main aim of the National Institute of Standards and Technology is to provide and promote competitiveness. The standards in measurement sciences are revised and improved using this competitiveness methodology. The elevation in the quality of life is also achieved by this method by advancing the standards in economic security and technology.

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