FIGURE 3-1 Phase I proposals for 1997-2005.

FIGURE 3-1 Phase I proposals for 1997-2005.

SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Just under 300 Phase I awards are made annually, down from over 350 in 1993-1994.

NASA sticks quite closely to its internal guidelines on award size—there is very limited variation: Only four awards are confirmed as being more than $70,000 since 1983, with one of more than $100,000.

FIGURE 3-2 NASA SBIR Phase I awards, 1992-2005.

FIGURE 3-2 NASA SBIR Phase I awards, 1992-2005.

SOURCE: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.



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