Appendix A
NASA SBIR Program Data



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Appendix A NASA SBIR Program Data 

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 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-1 Phase I Applications, 1997-2005 Program Year Number of Proposals Average Amount of Application ($) 1997 2,577 69,898.37 1998 2,438 69,933.18 1999 2,265 70,042.89 2000 1,836 70,150.21 2001 1,660 74,083.28 2002 2,241 69,961.88 2003 2,695 69,978.53 2004 2,127 69,585.42 2005 2,172 69,592.73 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. TABLE App-A-2 Phase I Awards, 1983-2005 Program Year Number of Awards Average Award Size ($) 1983 102 48,776.49 1984 127 49,267.02 1985 150 49,489.08 1986 172 49,343.22 1987 204 48,992.75 1988 228 49,224.90 1989 249 49,219.71 1990 280 49,456.59 1991 301 49,361.17 1992 346 49,473.62 1993 384 86,468.80 1994 413 69,014.55 1995 309 69,206.82 1996 349 69,186.33 1997 339 69,227.41 1998 344 69,526.44 1999 290 70,334.99 2000 287 70,960.91 2001 307 92,079.00 2002 267 69,680.05 2003 312 69,814.51 2004 291 69,627.99 2005 297 69,621.99 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-3 Phase I Success Rates, 1997-2005 Program Year Number of Applications Number of Awards Success Rate (%) 1997 2,577 339 13.2 1998 2,438 344 14.1 1999 2,265 290 12.8 2000 1,836 287 15.6 2001 1,660 307 18.5 2002 2,241 267 11.9 2003 2,695 312 11.6 2004 2,127 291 13.7 2005 2,172 297 13.7 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. TABLE App-A-4 First-time Applicants to NASA SBIR Program, 1997-2005 Program Year Number of First-time Applicants 1997 355 1998 324 1999 285 2000 259 2001 232 2002 499 2003 962 2004 465 2005 497 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-5 Phase I Applications by State, 1992-2005 Number Number Number Number of Phase I of Phase I Success of Phase I of Phase I Success State Applications Awards Rate (%) State Applications Awards Rate (%) MS 69 13 18.8 MD 1,074 141 13.1 AR 54 10 18.5 KY 16 2 12.5 VT 39 7 17.9 NY 571 69 12.1 NH 234 41 17.5 TX 1,062 128 12.1 WY 29 5 17.2 DE 86 10 11.6 MT 123 21 17.1 MN 246 28 11.4 CO 1,123 188 16.7 FL 659 73 11.1 LA 30 5 16.7 MI 380 42 11.1 WA 306 51 16.7 WV 37 4 10.8 AL 694 111 16.0 AZ 704 75 10.7 NM 402 64 15.9 ID 67 7 10.4 OR 259 41 15.8 HI 44 4 9.1 IA 38 6 15.8 GA 208 18 8.7 MA 2,395 376 15.7 NV 72 6 8.3 WI 320 50 15.6 IL 279 23 8.2 PA 426 66 15.5 KS 56 4 7.1 UT 155 23 14.8 ME 29 2 6.9 CT 334 49 14.7 DC 36 2 5.6 OH 744 106 14.2 SC 36 2 5.6 NJ 503 71 14.1 OK 49 1 2.0 AK 13 0.0 MO 66 9 13.6 ND 4 0.0 IN 126 17 13.5 NE 4 0.0 VA 1,196 159 13.3 PR 2 0.0 TN 204 27 13.2 RI 19 0.0 NC 91 12 13.2 SD 10 0.0 CA 4,285 565 13.2 VI 2 0.0 ALL 20,010 2,734 13.7 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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7 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-6 Phase I Applications by Demographic Group, 1997-2005 Number of Applications Both Firm Either Woman- Minority- Woman- and Woman- or Firm Neither Program All owned owned Minority- Minority- Woman- nor Year Firms Firms Firms owned owned Minority-owned 1997 2,577 285 456 74 667 1,910 1998 2,438 306 467 83 690 1,748 1999 2,265 277 374 65 586 1,679 2000 1,836 219 295 38 476 1,360 2001 1,660 236 259 53 442 1,218 2002 2,241 269 363 52 580 1,661 2003 2,695 350 457 58 749 1,946 2004 2,127 260 360 64 556 1,571 2005 2,172 281 350 60 571 1,601 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. TABLE App-A-7 Phase I Applications by Demographic Group as a Percentage of All Applications, 1997-2005 Percent of All Phase I Applications Both Firm Either Woman- Minority- Woman- and Woman- or Firm Neither Program All owned owned Minority- Minority- Woman- nor Year Firms Firms Firms owned owned Minority-owned 1997 100.0 11.1 17.7 2.9 25.9 74.1 1998 100.0 12.6 19.2 3.4 28.3 71.7 1999 100.0 12.2 16.5 2.9 25.9 74.1 2000 100.0 11.9 16.1 2.1 25.9 74.1 2001 100.0 14.2 15.6 3.2 26.6 73.4 2002 100.0 12.0 16.2 2.3 25.9 74.1 2003 100.0 13.0 17.0 2.2 27.8 72.2 2004 100.0 12.2 16.9 3.0 26.1 73.9 2005 100.0 12.9 16.1 2.8 26.3 73.7 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-8 Phase I Awards by Demographic Group, 1992-2005 Number of Awards Both Firm Either Woman- Minority- Woman- and Woman- or Firm Neither Program All owned owned Minority- Minority- Woman- nor Year Firms Firms Firms owned owned Minority-owned 1992 346 25 52 12 65 281 1993 384 31 61 6 86 297 1994 413 45 58 6 97 312 1995 309 29 47 12 64 240 1996 349 38 50 12 76 272 1997 339 25 48 6 67 272 1998 344 39 52 10 81 263 1999 290 32 41 9 64 222 2000 287 30 32 2 60 227 2001 307 27 35 5 57 250 2002 267 29 34 5 58 209 2003 312 27 44 6 65 247 2004 291 25 38 5 58 233 2005 297 36 40 4 72 225 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. TABLE App-A-9 Phase I Awards by Demographic Group as a Percentage of All Phase I Awards, 1992-2005 Percent of All Phase I Awards Both Firm Either Woman- Minority- Woman- and Woman- or Firm Neither Program All owned owned Minority- Minority- Woman- nor Year Firms Firms Firms owned owned Minority-owned 1992 100.0 7.2 15.0 3.5 18.8 81.2 1993 100.0 8.1 15.9 1.6 22.4 77.3 1994 100.0 10.9 14.0 1.5 23.5 75.5 1995 100.0 9.4 15.2 3.9 20.7 77.7 1996 100.0 10.9 14.3 3.4 21.8 77.9 1997 100.0 7.4 14.2 1.8 19.8 80.2 1998 100.0 11.3 15.1 2.9 23.5 76.5 1999 100.0 11.0 14.1 3.1 22.1 76.6 2000 100.0 10.5 11.1 0.7 20.9 79.1 2001 100.0 8.8 11.4 1.6 18.6 81.4 2002 100.0 10.9 12.7 1.9 21.7 78.3 2003 100.0 8.7 14.1 1.9 20.8 79.2 2004 100.0 8.6 13.1 1.7 19.9 80.1 2005 100.0 12.1 13.5 1.3 24.2 75.8 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-10 Phase I Success Rates by Demographic Group, 1997-2005 Success Rate (%) Both Firm Either Woman- Minority- Woman- and Woman- or Firm Neither Program All owned owned Minority- Minority- Woman- nor Year Firms Firms Firms owned owned Minority-owned 1997 13.2 8.8 10.5 8.1 10.0 14.2 1998 14.1 12.7 11.1 12.0 11.7 15.0 1999 12.8 11.6 11.0 13.8 10.9 13.2 2000 15.6 13.7 10.8 5.3 12.6 16.7 2001 18.5 11.4 13.5 9.4 12.9 20.5 2002 11.9 10.8 9.4 9.6 10.0 12.6 2003 11.6 7.7 9.6 10.3 8.7 12.7 2004 13.7 9.6 10.6 7.8 10.4 14.8 2005 13.7 12.8 11.4 6.7 12.6 14.1 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. TABLE App-A-11 Phase I Awards by Company, Top 20 Firms, 1997-2005 Company Name Number of Phase I Awards Orbital Technologies Corporation 40 Intelligent Automation, Inc. 37 Physical Optics Corporation 32 Creare, Inc. 31 Foster-Miller, Inc. 29 Lynntech, Inc. 27 Physical Sciences, Inc. 26 Pioneer Astronautics 25 Los Gatos Research 20 American GNC Corporation 19 Luna Innovations, Inc. 19 TDA Research, Inc. 19 MER Corporation 18 Umpqua Research Company 18 Southwest Sciences, Inc. 17 Ultramet 15 Stottler Henke Associates, Inc. 15 Eltron Research, Inc. 15 Triton Systems, Inc. 15 Continuum Dynamics, Inc. 15 Total (Top 20 Winners) 452 Percent of all Phase I Awards 16.5 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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0 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-12 Phase II Awards, Number and Average Size, 1983-2001; 2003-2004 Program Year Number of Phase II Awards Average Award Size ($) 1983 58 414,277 1984 71 457,534 1985 84 470,125 1986 86 466,097 1987 98 475,084 1988 112 472,915 1989 122 501,477 1990 138 487,701 1991 151 508,848 1992 171 491,135 1993 194 575,104 1994 157 593,210 1995 183 586,886 1996 102 592,271 1997 125 595,877 1998 130 607,084 1999 139 599,072 2000 139 596,119 2001 146 596,804 2002 155 2003 142 597,287 2004 141 498,754 NOTE: 2002 average award size unavailable. SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. TABLE App-A-13 Phase II Applications by Demographic Group, 1997-2005 Number of Applications Both Firm Either Woman- Minority- Woman- and Woman- or Firm Neither Program All owned owned Minority- Minority- Woman- nor Year Firms Firms Firms owned owned Minority-owned 1997 330 25 49 6 74 256 1998 345 39 52 10 81 264 1999 290 32 41 9 64 226 2000 259 27 30 2 55 204 2001 291 27 31 3 55 236 2002 251 26 35 5 57 194 2003 298 29 47 7 69 229 2004 273 30 36 6 60 213 2005 280 36 35 3 68 212 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-14 Phase II Applications by Demographic Group as a Percentage of All Phase II Applications, 1997-2005 Percent of All Phase II Applications Both Firm Either Woman- Minority- Woman- and Woman- or Firm Neither Program All owned owned Minority- Minority- Woman- nor Year Firms Firms Firms owned owned Minority-owned 1997 100.0 7.6 14.8 1.8 22.4 77.6 1998 100.0 11.3 15.1 2.9 23.5 76.5 1999 100.0 11.0 14.1 3.1 22.1 77.9 2000 100.0 10.4 11.6 0.8 21.2 78.8 2001 100.0 9.3 10.7 1.0 18.9 81.1 2002 100.0 10.4 13.9 2.0 22.7 77.3 2003 100.0 9.7 15.8 2.3 23.2 76.8 2004 100.0 11.0 13.2 2.2 22.0 78.0 2005 100.0 12.9 12.5 1.1 24.3 75.7 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. TABLE App-A-15 Phase II Awards by Demographic Group, 1997-2004 Number of Awards Both Firm Either Woman- Minority- Woman- and Woman- or Firm Neither Program All owned owned Minority- Minority- Woman- nor Year Firms Firms Firms owned owned Minority-owned 1997 125 9 16 2 23 102 1998 130 20 16 5 31 99 1999 139 17 12 1 28 111 2000 139 11 19 2 28 111 2001 146 16 16 3 29 117 2002 155 13 19 4 28 127 2003 142 13 20 3 30 112 2004 141 12 18 1 29 112 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-16 Phase II Awards by Demographic Group as a Percentage of All Phase II Awards, 1997-2004 Percent of All Phase II Awards Both Firm Either Woman- Minority- Woman- and Woman- or Firm Neither Program All owned owned Minority- Minority- Woman- nor Year Firms Firms Firms owned owned Minority-owned 1997 100.0 7.2 12.8 1.6 18.4 81.6 1998 100.0 15.4 12.3 3.8 23.8 76.2 1999 100.0 12.2 8.6 0.7 20.1 79.9 2000 100.0 7.9 13.7 1.4 20.1 79.9 2001 100.0 11.0 11.0 2.1 19.9 80.1 2002 100.0 8.4 12.3 2.6 18.1 81.9 2003 100.0 9.2 14.1 2.1 21.1 78.9 2004 100.0 8.5 12.8 0.7 20.6 79.4 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. TABLE App-A-17 Phase II Success Rates by Demographic Group, 1997-2004 Success Rate (%) Both Firm Either Woman- Minority- Woman- and Woman- or Firm Neither Program All owned owned Minority- Minority- Woman- nor Year Firms Firms Firms owned owned Minority-owned 1997 37.9 36.0 32.7 33.3 31.1 39.8 1998 37.7 51.3 30.8 50.0 38.3 37.5 1999 47.9 53.1 29.3 11.1 43.8 49.1 2000 53.7 40.7 63.3 100.0 50.9 54.4 2001 50.2 59.3 51.6 100.0 52.7 49.6 2002 61.8 50.0 54.3 80.0 49.1 65.5 2003 47.7 44.8 42.6 42.9 43.5 48.9 2004 51.6 40.0 50.0 16.7 48.3 52.6 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-18 Phase II Conversion Rates Number Number of Number Number of of Phase I Phase II of Phase I Phase II Awards, Awards, Conversion Awards, Awards, Conversion 1997-2005 1997-2004 Rate (%) 1997-2005 1997-2004 Rate (%) AL 111 45 40.5 ND NA AR 10 4 40.0 NE NA AZ 75 28 37.3 NH 41 24 58.5 CA 565 237 41.9 NJ 71 30 42.3 CO 188 78 41.5 NM 64 28 43.8 CT 49 24 49.0 NV 6 2 33.3 DC 2 0.0 NY 69 24 34.8 DE 10 3 30.0 OH 106 34 32.1 FL 73 26 35.6 OK 1 1 100.0 GA 18 4 22.2 OR 41 18 43.9 HI 4 3 75.0 PA 66 29 43.9 IA 6 4 66.7 PR NA ID 7 3 42.9 RI NA IL 23 9 39.1 SC 2 0.0 IN 17 8 47.1 SD NA KS 4 3 75.0 TN 27 10 37.0 KY 2 1 50.0 TX 128 50 39.1 LA 5 2 40.0 UT 23 9 39.1 MA 376 150 39.9 VA 159 65 40.9 MD 141 58 41.1 VI NA ME 2 1 50.0 VT 7 5 71.4 MI 42 15 35.7 WA 51 24 47.1 MN 28 10 35.7 WI 50 20 40.0 MO 9 3 33.3 WV 4 3 75.0 MS 13 6 46.2 WY 5 3 60.0 MT 21 11 52.4 1,813 738 40.7 NC 12 2 16.7 NOTE: NA denotes “not applicable.” SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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 APPENDIX A TABLE App-A-19 Phase II Awards by Company, Top 20 Firms, 1997-2004 Company Name Number of Phase II Awards Creare, Inc. 36 Orbital Technologies Corporation 26 Foster-Miller, Inc. 23 Physical Optics Corporation 21 Lynntech, Inc. 21 Intelligent Automation, Inc. 21 Ultramet 19 Physical Sciences, Inc. 18 Triton Systems, Inc. 15 CFD Research Corp 14 TDA Research, Inc. 14 Materials & Electrochemical Research 12 Stottler Henke Associates, Inc. 12 Coherent Technologies, Inc. 12 Nielsen Engineering & Research, Inc. 11 Umpqua Research Company 11 Composite Optics, Incorporated 11 Accurate Automation Corporation 10 Los Gatos Research 10 Eltron Research, Inc. 10 Total (Top 20) 327 Percent of all NASA Phase II Awards 17.0 Total Number of Firms with Phase Awards 903 Total Number of Phase II Awards (all firms) 1,924 SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.