For your product or process to be considered a NASA spinoff and be considered for publication it must meet one or more of the following criteria.
A product or process was designed for NASA use, to NASA specifications, and then commercialized.
A commercial product or process was:
(a) based on an invention made and reported to NASA under a NASA funding agreement (contract, grant, or cooperative agreement);
(b) developed as a result of a NASA funded agreement;
(c) developed as a result of know how gained under a NASA funding agreement or through collaboration with NASA.
A component or process involving a NASA developed or funded technology was:
(a) used in the development of a commercial product or process.
(b) used in manufacturing a commercial product.
(c) used to modify an existing product.
NASA personnel or facilities played a significant role in the design or testing of the commercial product or process.
A commercial product or process resulted from successful entrepreneurial endeavors by ex-NASA employees whose technical expertise was developed while employed by NASA.
A product or process is commercialized as the result of a NASA patent license or waiver.
A commercial product or process was developed as a result of the Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology Transfer programs.
A commercial product or process was developed using data or software made available by NASA.
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