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NAVSEA/NAVAIR Webcast and SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for DoD

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

$25.00 - $50.00

This special DoD SBIR/STTR webcast event offers a unique opportunity to hear directly from NAVSEA and NAVAIR SBIR/STTR reps about how your innovative ideas or capabilities can be delivered to DoD. There will also be designated time for one on one meetings with a NAVSEA representative.


  7:30-8:00 a.m.   Registration/Breakfast/Networking
  8:00-8:30 a.m.   SBIR/STTR program eligibility and requirements and      overview of the DoD program   Jerry Hollister, BBCetc
  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.   NAVSEA and NAVAIR Webcast   NAVSEA/NAVAIR Reps
  12-12:30 p.m.   BREAK
  12:30-2:30 p.m.   -Preparing a Credible SBIR/STTR Proposal for DoD       -One-on-one conversations-NAVSEA SBIR/STTR Rep   Jerry Hollister, BBCetc    Kris Bergman, BBCetc    Jason Schroepfer, PMP
  2:30-2:45 p.m.   BREAK
  2:45-4:30 p.m.   -Preparing a Credible SBIR/STTR Proposal for DoD       -One-on-one conversations-NAVSEA SBIR/STTR Rep   Jerry Hollister, BBCetc    Kris Bergman, BBCetc    Jason Schroepfer, PMP

Jerry Hollister is a BBCetc Principal Consultant, joining the company in 2017 with 30 years of leadership experience in government, higher education, non-profit and for-profit enterprises. After earning an engineering degree from the University of Michigan, he served as commissioned Naval Officer in the Civil Engineer Corps and a warranted Contracting Officer for the Dept. of Defense. Prior to joining BBCetc, Jerry was Chief Operating Officer for Michigan-based Niowave, a developer of superconducting electron accelerators, where he worked to build the successful start-up company from 2008-17. Jerry was instrumental in Niowave receiving $20 million in SBIR awards. Niowave was named the 2010 SBIR/STTR Small Business of the Year by the Dept. of Energy and, in 2016, was honored with the S.B.A.’s Tibbetts Award, which recognizes the best in SBIR achievement.  Before joining Niowave, Jerry served in a number of non-profit and educational roles following his honorable discharge from the Navy.

Kris Bergman is a Managing Partner and co-owner of BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting. Prior to purchasing the company in October 2016, Kris was Principal Consultant for Grants and Contracts Management, having joined BBCetc in 2000. In addition to BBCetc’s financial and business management, Kris assists clients in preparing to receive and manage federal grant and contract funds. Kris has 30 years of experience in managing schedules, finances and organizations. Prior to joining BBCetc she owned and operated two different service startups before becoming the Global Sales Administrator or a major software development company.


  • Up-to-date information about the DoD SBIR program
  • Differences between the various DoD components
  • Identifying a topic
  • Outlines and considerations for each part of your proposal 
  • Strategies for targeting DoD’s mission and requirements
  • Writing your proposal to meet the reviewers’ expectations
  • Common problems and pitfalls and how to avoid them

Training will be held in The University Technology and Learning Center Gallery – Building #9, Parking Lot A on the map link:

Presenters:  Jerry Hollister, Principal Consultant, Kris Bergman, Managing Partner

Cost:  $25 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)


BBCetc Michigan Clients Attending Under Contract: Please note that if you register for this class and do not attend without 48 hr. notice, you will be charged a $25 administrative fee.

Refund Policy:  Refunds can be made up until 48 hrs. prior to training. No refunds after that time.


December 5
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
$25.00 - $50.00
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21000 West Ten Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075

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