Venture funding and the NIH SBIR program

"The Small Business Administration issued a policy directive in 2002, the effect of which has been to exclude innovative small firms in which venture capital firms have a controlling interest from the SBIR program. This book seeks to illuminate the consequences of the SBA ruling excluding major...

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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
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. National Academies Press c2009, 2009
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Summary:"The Small Business Administration issued a policy directive in 2002, the effect of which has been to exclude innovative small firms in which venture capital firms have a controlling interest from the SBIR program. This book seeks to illuminate the consequences of the SBA ruling excluding majority-owned venture capital firms from participation in SBIR projects."--Publisher's description
Physical Description:xiv, 125 p. ill. 23 cm
ISBN:0309129974
9780309129978