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Useful Stats: More SBIR Award Data

May 24, 2004

Defense 2003 SBIR Phase II Awards

The Department of Defense (DoD) distributed $766.9 million in awards under fiscal year 2003 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program competition. A total of 1,080 awards averaging more than $710,000 were made.

California led all states, landing 235 awards worth $166.8 million. As a share of the nation's total, California captured 21.7 percent of all FY 2003 Phase II SBIR funding issued by DoD. Massachusetts secured $114.1 million through 153 awards, or 14.9 percent of the U.S. total. Only one other state, Virginia, had $50 million or more in awards.

West Virginia, with five awards totaling $6.2 million, had the highest average award at $1.24 million. Hawaii's two awards also were above the $1 million average award mark.

SSTI has made available a listing of FY 2003 Phase II DoD SBIR awards at http://www.ssti.org/Digest/Tables/052404t.htm. For each state and the District of Columbia, the number of awards, award total, average award size and ranking are shown. SSTI thanks Christine Villa of BRTRC for supplying the data found in the above table.

USDA SBIR Phase I Proposal, Award Statistics

The May 21, 2004 edition of the Idaho SBIR Competition News (no. 2004-11) included the proposal and award figures for the U.S. Department of Agriculture 2003 SBIR Phase I solicitation. The agency made 99 Phase I awards, totaling $7.65 million (USDA Phase I awards may not exceed $80,000). Funding was distributed among 39 states as can be seen in the following table: http://www.ssti.org/Digest/Tables/052404t2.htm

The Idaho EPSCoR Program also provides a PDF link for a list of awardees: http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/sbir/docs/USDA_FY_2004_SBIR_Phase_1_Awards.pdf

The Idaho SBIR Competition News is published bi-weekly as part of the SBIR outreach activity conducted by the National Science Foundation (NSF)-Idaho EPSCoR Project under the direction of Dr. Jean'ne Shreeve, Idaho EPSCoR/IDeA Project Director. SSTI thanks Dr. Chris Busch, consultant to the University of Idaho EPSCoR Program, for permission to reuse the USDA information. Dr. Busch received the information originally from Dr. Charles Cleland, director of the USDA SBIR Program.