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SBIR Program Diversity and Assessment Challenges: Report of a Symposium
that seem to have excellent commercial potential and also have the potential to help a NASA mission downstream by providing a commercial source of technology or service. Such a project may receive somewhat higher priority than a project that is purely technical. He repeated that the appropriate enterprise must first approve each project, and then the source selection authority examines the program in toto and asks probing questions about it “in a collaborative and ongoing process.”