Monday, February 01, 2010

Prizes in the 2011 NASA Budget Proposal

From the FY 2011 NASA budget overview slide presentation, page 13 (on "Space Technology"):

Involves a broad array of participants including academic, commercial and international partnerships and incorporates the current Innovative Partnerships Program (including the Small Business Innovative Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Research programs.) ...

Uses prizes and other innovative research funding mechanisms, in addition to grants and other more traditional funding mechanisms.