Number of employees (if known) when Phase II proposal was submitted Ave = 44
7% report 0
25% report 1–5
28% report 6–20
12% report 21–50
12% report >100
Current number of employees Ave = 60
2% report 0
16% report 1–5
35% report 6–20
16% report 21–50
22% report >100
Number of current employees who were hired as a result of the technology developed during this Phase II project. Ave = 1.3
56% report 0
41% report 1–5
3% report 6–20
1% report >20
Number of current employees who were retained as a result of the technology developed during this Phase II project. Ave = 1.4
52% report 0
37% report 1–5
4% report 6–20
1% report >20

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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