• The selection mechanism is not one that we believe will allow us to make winning proposals.

  • The risk to our IP or business secrets during the selection procedure is too high.

  • The delays in funding are too long to make the effort worthwhile.

  • We are no longer eligible for the program because we have more than 500 employees.

  • We are no longer eligible for the program because we are now a publicly owned company with more than 50 percent institutional ownership.

  • We are no longer eligible for the program because we are majority foreign-owned.

  • We are no longer eligible for the program because we are majority institution-owned (e.g., by venture capital companies).

  • The size of awards is insufficient to justify the effort involved in applying.

  • Other (please specify).

  1. If you had to pick just one factor as the primary reason for non-participation in the program, what would it be? Please select one answer only:

    • Company is out of business.

    • We are no longer a research oriented company.

    • We are no longer working in technical areas that are likely to be funded by NIH.

    • The competition for awards is such that the likelihood of winning an award is too small to justify the effort.

    • The selection mechanism is not one that we believe will allow us to make winning proposals.

    • The risk to our IP or business secrets during the selection procedure is too high.

    • The delays in funding are too long to make the effort worthwhile.

    • We are no longer eligible for the program because we have more than 500 employees.

    • We are no longer eligible for the program because we are now a publicly owned company with more than 50 percent institutional ownership.

    • We are no longer eligible for the program because we are majority foreign-owned.

    • We are no longer eligible for the program because we are majority institution-owned (e.g., by venture capital companies).

    • The size of awards is insufficient to justify the effort involved in applying.

    • Other (please specify).



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