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DOE Proposal Prep Essentials

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm

If you’ve submitted your Letter of Intent and preparing for the upcoming submission deadline, you don’t want to miss this virtual classroom. Our expert will review what’s needed for a successful DOE proposal and review information on R&D and commercialization.

We’ll review:

  • The structure, policies, and procedures of DOE
  • How to plan your project and collect necessary documents
  • How to write your proposal to meet reviewer expectations


  • $75
  • $25 Michigan-based companies

SHARPhub companies should register at sharpideahub.com


Sponsored By:  Centrepolis Accelerator
The Centrepolis Accelerator is accelerating the growth of Michigan’s advanced manufacturing, innovative hardware entrepreneurs and small manufacturers by providing access to funding, experts and key business and product development resources.

About the Presenters:

Jerry HollisterJerry Hollister, Sr. Principal Consultant
Jerry Hollister joined the BBCetc 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 over 45 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.

Do you know about Michigan’s SBIR/STTR Assistance Program?  The Michigan SBIR/STTR Assistance Program provides SBIR/STTR training and proposal development services to technology companies with most costs covered by a state grant. The program is managed by BBCetc.

Funds for this initiative were provided by the 21st Century Jobs Fund, a MSF program designed to accelerate the growth and diversification of Michigan’s economy.


August 18
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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DOE Proposal Prep Essentials