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SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation Essentials for NSF, DOD, DOE and USDA

Mon 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
2 sessions ending Tue, Apr 21
Topic: Technology

No Charge for Delaware Faculty and business owners. Creating competitive SBIR/STTR grant/contract or other research grant proposals requires diligence, planning and attention to detail (and deadlines). This workshop presents essential information for crafting a competitive proposal to meet the mission, standards and requirements of the NSF, DOD, DOE and USDA SBIR/STTR programs. Presented by SBIR/STTR Dr. Michael Kurek, the program will cover the distinguishing features and technology areas addressed by 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, and more. Dr. Kurek and his team members have broad knowledge about the programs and expertise in developing persuasive proposals. Collectively, team members have coached over 1,000 applicants and reviewed hundreds of proposals. Agenda for program. Morning day 1: SBIR/STTR basics in general. Afternoon Day 1 and Morning Day 2: Proposal Preparation. Afternoon Day 2: one on one coaching appointments with Dr. Kurek.

Speaker(s): Dr. Michael Kurek of BBCetc

Out of state businesses should contact the SBDC at for payment information.

Fee: $ 299.00

There is no charge for faculty of any Delaware college or university, or businesses located in Delaware. Cost is $299 for out of state businesses.

Phone: (302) 831-1555


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