a.Fifteen firms made an initial public stock offering in calendar year
Seven reported prior to 2000; two in 2000; four in 2004; and one in both 2006 and 2007
b.Six planned an initial public stock offering for 2005/2006.
c.14% Established one or more spin-off companies.
How many spin-off companies?
242 Spin-off companies were formed.
d.84% reported None of the above.

From: B, NRC Phase II Survey and NRC Firm Survey

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An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
National Research Council (US) Committee for Capitalizing on Science, Technology, and Innovation: An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program Policy and Global Affairs; Wessner CW, editor.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.
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