To provide a consistent system of physical measurement in the United States of America.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
National Institute of Standards and Technology (Nist), Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
H - Sale, Exchange, or Donation of Property and Goods; J - Provision of Specialized Services
15 U.S.C. 271 et seq., National Institute of Standards and Technology Act, as amended
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Calibrations and tests are provided on a fee basis to state and local governments, academic institutions, scientific laboratories, industrial firms, corporations, and individuals.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Submission of purchase order to appropriate office for service of interest: Calibration Program, 100 Bureau Drive Stop 8363, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8363. Information available at http//www.nist.gov/calibrations/
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Provides traceability to the National Standards for measurements that are used for assurance of interchangeability and uniformity of manufactured items, for process control, for informational and scientific purposes, and for fairness and objectivity in commerce and regulation. There are no use restrictions.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not Applicable. Not Applicable.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Martin L. Wilson
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899 US
(Sale, Exchange, or Donation of Property and Goods) FY 18$7,014,454.00; FY 19 est $6,915,100.00; FY 20 est $6,800,000.00; FY 17$7,798,732.00; FY 16$7,481,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 250 "Calibration and Related Measurement Services of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and NIST 250 appendix, "Fee Schedule"" available on the web at http://www.nist.gov/calibrations/
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