TABLE 5.2-4Mode of Commercializing

Mode Percentage of Respondents Choosing This Mode
As hardware (final product, component, or intermediate hardware product) 54
As process technology 32
As software 32
As new or improved service capability 24
As a research tool 21
As educational materials 12
As a biologic 3
No commercial product, process, or service was/is planned 2
As a drug 0
Other 8

SOURCE: NRC Phase II Survey.

From: 5, Commercialization

Cover of An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Science Foundation
An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Science Foundation.
National Research Council (US) Committee for Capitalizing on Science, Technology, and Innovation: An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program; Wessner CW, editor.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2008.
Copyright © 2008, National Academy of Sciences.

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