TABLE App-A-29Sales by Firm Growth

Of the 420 projects that reported sales or licensing at time of survey,
 only 399 projects reported the year for first sale (Question 4).
Of the 399 projects that reported the year for first sale,
 393 projects reported a combined sales dollar amount > 0 (Questions 4a + 4b)
Of the 393 project that reported a combined sales dollar amount > 0
 379 projects reported their current number of of employees.
Employee Change<$100K$100K to < $1M$1M to <$5M$5M to <$50M>$50MTotalPercent
−26 +140161.6
−6 to −254711133.4
−1 to −591310236.1
0–5295019810628.0
6–1010272046116.1
11–259262866918.2
26–5071320175715.0
51–10021046225.8
101–2505652164.7
251–50011020.5
500+10120.5
Missing
Total71157100492379
Percent18.7%41.4%26.4%12.9%0.5%100.0%
Mean7.024.031.360.2224.028.5
Mean change in employees by sales classification
Employee change = (16b – 16a) of the Phase II survey
16a Number of employees (if known) when Phase II proposal was submitted
16b Current number of employees

SOURCE: NRC Phase II Survey.

From: A, DoD Data Book

Cover of An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the Department of Defense
An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the Department of Defense.
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.
Copyright © 2009, National Academy of Sciences.

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