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Air Force SBIR/STTR Economic Impact Study Results

TechLink recently completed the first-ever comprehensive analysis of the economic impacts of a federal SBIR program, in collaboration with the Business Research Division of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder.  The study examined the economic outcomes and impacts from all 4,524 Air Force Phase II SBIR/STTR contracts to 1,750 firms completed during the 2000-2013 period, with a 96% response rate.
 
Links to National Economic Impacts from the Air Force SBIR/STTR Program, 2000-2013 (summaryfull report).

The study also resulted in some outstanding examples of commercial success stories resulting from the Air Force SBIR/STTR funding. View the compelling videos on Vimeo.