Federal Research: Assessment of Small Business Innovation Research Programs : Report to Congressional Committees

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Page 29 - Socially and economically disadvantaged individual is a member of any of the following groups: Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Asian-Pacific Americans, Subcontinent Asian Americans, other groups designated from time to time by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to be socially disadvantaged, or any other individual found to be socially and economically disadvantaged by the SBA pursuant to section 8(a) of the Small Business Act, 15 USC 637(a).
Page 28 - small business concern owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals" shall mean a small business concern — (i) which is at least 51 per centum owned by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals...
Page 5 - The Honorable Robert A. Roe Chairman, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology House of Representatives The Honorable John D.
Page 77 - ... a systematic application of knowledge toward the production of useful materials, devices, and systems or methods, including design, development, and improvement of prototypes and new processes to meet specific requirements; (6) the term "Small Business Technology Transfer Program" or "STTR" means a program under which a portion of a Federal agency's extramural research or research and development...
Page 77 - Program are: 1) to stimulate technological innovation; 2) to use small business to meet federal research and development needs; 3) to foster and encourage participation by minority and disadvantaged persons in technological innovation; and 4) to increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from federal research and development.
Page 77 - Research or research and development (R&D)" means any activity which is: (1) A systematic, intensive study directed toward greater knowledge or understanding of the subject studied; (2) A systematic study directed specifically toward applying new knowledge to meet a recognized need; or (3) A systematic application of knowledge toward the production of useful materials, devices, and systems or methods, including design, development, and improvement of prototypes and new processes...
Page 67 - Elmer B. Staats Comptroller General General Accounting Office 441 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20548 Dear Mr. Staats: Thank you for the opportunity to review the draft report analyzing the feasibility of the District's Civic Center proposal.
Page 11 - Act is four-fold: (1) to stimulate technological innovation; (2) to use small business to meet Federal research and development needs; (3) to foster and encourage participation by minority and disadvantaged persons in technological innovation; and (4) to increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from Federal research and development.
Page 77 - Small Business Innovation Research Program" or "SBIR" means a program under which a portion of a Federal agency's research or research and development effort is reserved for award to small business concerns through a uniform process having — (A) a first phase for determining, insofar as possible, the scientific and technical merit and feasibility of ideas submitted pursuant to SBIR program solicitations; (B) a second phase to further develop...
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