An assessment of the SBIR program at the National Institutes of Health

The SBIR program allocates 2.5 percent of 11 federal agencies' extramural R&D budgets to fund R&D projects by small businesses, providing approximately $2 billion annually in competitive awards. At the request of Congress the National Academies conducted a comprehensive study of how the...

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Main Author: Wessner, Charles W.
Corporate Author: National Research Council (U.S.) Committee on Capitalizing on Science, Technology, and Innovation: An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. National Academies Press c2009, 2009
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-438)
  • outcomes
  • Program management at NIH
  • NIH SBIR program data
  • NRC phase II and firm surveys
  • NRC phase I survey
  • Case studies
  • Bibliography