Register today for the upcoming seminar! Research and technology-based companies, join SBIR/STTR expert Dr. Michael Kurek to learn essential information for crafting a competitive proposal for NSF, DID, DOE, and USDA SBIR/STTR research grant programs!

Click Here to Register *Free for Delaware Faculty and Residents ($299 value)


Dr. Kurek will cover: 

  • The distinguishing features and technology areas addressed in each of the four agencies,
  • Getting registered so you can submit
  • Preparing proposal components for maximum impact
  • How to approach commercialization planning
  • Navigating the submission process
  • How to get help with your proposal
  • and more!  

Event Schedule

April 20th:

  • 8:30am-11:30am– the basics of SBIR/STTR
  • 11:30am-1pm– Catered lunch– optional 1:1 meetings
  • 1pm-5pm –Agency-specific content

April 21st:

  • 8:30am-12pm,– Agency-specific content, continued
  • 12pm-3pm– Catered lunch, 1:1 meetings


Event Location: Delaware Technology Park

Speaker: Dr. Michael Kurek, Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting
Over his 30-year career, Michael Kurek has held senior management positions in marketing, sales and business development for a number of life science companies. Michael has demonstrated success on an international scale in defining new product opportunities, developing sales and marketing strategies, and recruiting and managing teams to deliver growth. He holds a Ph.D. in Genetics from Florida State University and an M.B.A. from Boston University. He joined BBCetc in 2001.

About BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting
BBCetc is a nationally recognized entrepreneurial consulting group specializing in helping emerging companies to win SBIR/STTR funding and use it strategically to propel growth. Its services include training courses and one-on-one consulting in the areas of technology assessment, SBIR/STTR proposal development, commercialization planning, and grants and contracts management. visit them online at: or call them at: 734-930-9741

The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $2.6 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually. For more information, visit their website: