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SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation for DOE

9 AM - 3 PM Cost:

$75 for Michigan residents; $150 all others

This Dept. of Energy-focused seminar provides detailed instruction on the ins and outs of preparing a proposal to meet the requirements of the DOE, including both technical and commercialization plans, and navigating the submission process.


  • Up-to-date information about the DOE SBIR/STTR program
  • Selecting a topic and subtopic for your proposal
  • Outlines and considerations for each part of your proposal  
  • Strategies for targeting DOE’s mission and requirements
  • Writing your proposal to meet the reviewers’ expectations
  • DOE commercialization review criteria and how to approach your plan
  • Common problems and pitfalls and how to avoid them


Lunch is included.

Speaker: Michael Kurek, PhD, Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)

Speaker information:  Over his 30-year career, Michael Kurek has held management positions in marketing, sales, and business development for several start-up and early-stage companies in industries such as medical devices, informatics, and research tools.  He joined BBCetc in 2001.  Michael holds a Ph.D. in Genetics from Florida State University and an M.B.A. from Boston University.

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