TABLE App-D-17Analysis of Ownership Effects—DoE

Area of InterestOwnership Group (n=65)Remaining Project Managers (n=19)
Research Quality (Difference between Q3–Q4)−.415−.526
Usefulness of Research (Q5)
 a. No, not useful34 (52.31%)8 (42.10%)
 b. Yes, more SBIR14 (21.54%)5 (26.32%)
 c. Yes, general follow-up18 (27.69%)6 (31.58%)
 d. Yes, but blind alley5 (7.69%)1 (5.26%)
Mission Benefits (Q6)
 a. More than average15.38%21.05%
 b. Same as average52.31%52.63%
 c. Less than average32.31%26.32%

From: D, NRC Project Manager 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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