JIMB: NIST and Stanford Launch Long-Term Measurement Initiative

16MML013_JIMB_logo_LRAccording to a May 20th, 2016 post on the NIST website, the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Stanford University have embarked upon a long-term partnership to develop the measurement capabilities central to research, innovation and commercialization in a budding bio-economy of products and services in sectors ranging from health care to energy to electronics.

The new NIST-Stanford Joint Initiative for Metrology in Biology, or JIMB, brings together academia, industry and government to advance the knowledge and tools that will make up biotechnology’s equivalent of the weights and measures that enabled modern manufacturing and materials engineering.

Read the full article here:  http://www.nist.gov/mml/nist-and-stanford-launch-long-term-measurement-initiative-to-boost-the-us-bio-economy.cfm

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