NIST Releases Annual Report on Federal Technology Transfer (image) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Share Print E-Mail Caption When 33 miners became trapped 2,000 feet below ground, the Chilean government called on NASA specialists to help care for and rescue the men. The rescue is just one example of federal technology transfer highlighted in an annual report compiled by NIST. Credit Hugo Infante, Government of Chile Usage Restrictions Must include credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.