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Related Links

The Biometrics Center of Excellence (BCOE) provides links to other organizations solely for your information and convenience. When selecting a link outside of this website, you are subject to the policies of that particular site. is the central source of information on biometrics-related activities of the federal government. A sister site,, provides opportunities for discussion and was developed to encourage greater collaboration and sharing of information on biometric activities among government departments and agencies; commercial entities; state, regional, and international organizations; and the general public.

The FBI’s website is a great way to learn all about the Bureau. You can contact the FBI, get news about the Bureau, and learn about everything from laboratories to our 100-year history.

National Science and Technology Council (NSTC)

NSTC is the principle means within the executive branch to coordinate science and technology policy across the diverse entities that make up the federal research and development enterprise. The BCOE regularly participates in the NSTC’s Subcommittee on Biometrics and Identity Management to ensure the FBI is coordinated with interagency biometric activities to promote interoperability and reduce redundancies.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America

The PNAS is a multidisciplinary scientific serial. It publishes research reports, commentaries, reviews, perspectives, colloquium papers, and actions of the Academy. Coverage in the PNAS spans the biological, physical, and social sciences.