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An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
REMAINING SECTIONS OF THE REPORT
The remaining parts of the report are in annexes. Annex A contains the base survey. Annex B contains three parts that are responses to the open-ended questions in the survey.
Annex A The Base Questionnaire
Please name your research unit/office.
Were you involved in defining or generating the topic, which led to this particular SBIR project?
When did you first become involved with this SBIR Phase II project?
Before the Phase I proposal
After the Phase I proposal but before the Phase II proposal
After the Phase II proposal, but before the Phase II project was completed
After the Phase II project was completed
On a 1 to 10 scale, where 10 represents the best research ever produced in your research unit/office or for your research unit/office and 1 represents the worst research ever produced in your research unit/office or for your research unit/office, rate the quality of the research in this particular SBIR contract.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
On the same scale rate the average quality of the research projects conducted for your research unit/office from contracts other than SBIR contracts for the last two years.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Has the research conducted for this SBIR contract affected the way that your research unit/office conducts research or the type of research your research unit/office obtains in other contracts? List as many as apply.
No, this project was a separate project, and the knowledge generated by this SBIR contract has had no impact on the other research we conduct or sponsor.
Yes, this project produced results that have been useful to us, and we have tried to follow up on the ideas initiated in this SBIR contract by encouraging the firm to apply for additional SBIR awards.
Yes, this project produced results that have been useful to us, and we