Review of NASA's Management of Its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program (redacted)

Review of NASA's Management of Its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program (redacted)

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The SBIR program was created to stimulate technological innovation, increase participation by small bus. (SB) and disadvantaged persons in federally funded RaD, and increase private-sector commercialization of innovations derived from these efforts. NASAAis SBIR Program is the third largest of the 11 Fed. agencies that participate in the program, awarding an about $112 million annually to SB from 2004 through 2008. Recent investigations identified cases of fraud, waste, and abuse in the Program which raised questions about the overall effectiveness of the internal controls. This review examined these internal controls and determined whether NASA effectively managed the SBIR Program. Illus. This is a print on demand report.In addition, the Chief Technologist asserted that, in another contract in which we questioned costs, computer service charges totaling $1, 096 should not be considered an equipment purchase. However, the contractora#39;s cost proposal describedanbsp;...


Title:Review of NASA's Management of Its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program (redacted)
Author: Paul K. Martin
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2011-05
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