15 CFR 290.2 - Definitions.

§ 290.2 Definitions.
(a) The phraseadvanced manufacturing technology refers to new technologies which have recently been developed, or are currently under development, for use in product or part design, fabrication, assembly, quality control, or improving production efficiency.
(b) The termCenter or Regional Center means a NIST-established Regional Center for the Transfer of Manufacturing Technology described under these procedures.
(c) The termoperating award means a cooperative agreement which provides funding and technical assistance to a Center for purposes set forth in § 290.3 of these procedures.
(d) The termDirector means the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
(e) The termNIST means the National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce.
(f) The termProgram or Centers Program means the NIST program for establishment of, support for, and cooperative interaction with Regional Centers for the Transfer of Manufacturing Technology.
(g) The termqualified proposal means a proposal submitted by a nonprofit organization which meets the basic requirements set forth in § 290.5 of these procedures.
(h) The termSecretary means the Secretary of Commerce.
(i) The termtarget firm means those firms best able to absorb advanced manufacturing technologies and techniques, especially those developed at NIST, and which are already well prepared in an operational, management and financial sensse to improve the levels of technology they employ.

Title 15 published on 2015-01-01.

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