National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Notice of information collection—Renewal of existing approved collection.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has submitted for OMB review a request regarding this information collection under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Comments are due by May 13, 2021.
Written comments and recommendations for this information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.
Find this particular information collection by selecting “Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments” or by using the search function.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Claire Little, NASA Clearance Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Contractors performing research and development are required by statutes, NASA implementing regulations, and OMB policy to submit reports of inventions, patents, data, and copyrights, including the utilization and disposition of same. The NASA New Technology Summary Report reporting form is being used for this purpose.
II. Methods of Collection
NASA FAR Supplement clauses for patent rights and new technology encourage the contractor to use an electronic form and provide a hyperlink to the electronic New Technology Reporting System (e-NTR) site http://invention.nasa.gov. This website has been set up to help NASA employees and parties under NASA funding agreements (i.e., contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, and subcontracts) to report new technology information directly to NASA via a secure internet connection.
Title: NASA New Technology Reporting System.
OMB Number: 2700-0052.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Businesses, colleges and university and/or other for-profit institutions.
Estimated Annual Number of Activities: 3,372.
Estimated Number of Respondents per Activity: 1.
Annual Responses: 3,372.
Estimated Time per Response: 3 hours.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,116.
Estimated Total Annual Cost: $518,191.45.
IV. Request for Comments
Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NASA, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record.
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NASA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-07503 Filed 4-12-21; 8:45 am]
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