Dec 7, 2017
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have a technology that you think has commercial potential? If so, you will want to know what options are available to you, and you will need the funding to travel the path to market. This class will provide tips on developing a credible commercialization plan, using market research to direct your efforts, how to build a business model and commercialization planning differences across agencies. Learn how federal funding through the SBIR/STTR programs can be a valuable part of the process. A continental breakfast and lunch is included.
About the Presenter: Michael Kurek, MBA, PhD: Over his 35-year career, Michael Kurek has excelled in diverse roles in the product development process: research scientist, project leader, product manager, marketing & sales executive, and consultant to technology entrepreneurs. Prior to joining BBCetc in 2001, Michael held senior management positions in marketing, sales and business development for a number of life science companies – two of which completed successful IPOs. He earned a PhD in Genetics from Florida State University and an MBA from Boston University.
About BBCetc: BBCetc works with technology-based entrepreneurs on strategies to advance R&D efforts to commercialization. The BBCetc team is nationally recognized for its success in helping clients secure federal funding through the SBIR and STTR programs. BBCetc services include commercialization planning, research grant assistance, SBIR/STTR training and proposal development assistance, and grants and contract management. www.bbcetc.com
Cost: $40; $25 for early registration by November 21, 2017