BlueTechValley Workshop - Chicostart

Ever had a business idea that involves agriculture tech, water or energy? Blue Tech Valley wants to help make your idea a reality.

About this Event

WHERE: CSU Chico, Colusa 100B

Location of Colusa Hall, parking areas and accessibility routes can be found here

WHEN: March 3, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.


About Blue Tech Valley:The purpose of the BlueTechValley Initiative is to spur growth and help turn entrepreneurial visions into real-world solutions for managing our finite resources: water and energy. CSUC/Chicostart is a BlueTechValley innovation hub and we are excited to present a workshop by BlueTechValley. This workshop is focussed on programs that help student and industry entrepreneurs to move a product or service to idea or market. Come learn about their TIE process, incubator, accelerator and funding options. Can you say money? Dinner will be served. Students: ask your professors about credit options.

Register HERE. We look forward to seeing you there!

Featured Speakers:

Helle Petersen

Helle Petersen joined the Water, Energy and Technology Center (WET Center) at Fresno State in 2011, where she currently serves as manager for the center and its programs. She has actively worked with innovation and entrepreneurship for most of her career, first as a part of the Central Valley Business Incubator and later at Fresno State and the WET Center. Petersen earned a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark, and is an alumni of Fresno State’s MBA program.

Janet Cohen

Working with Momentum (formerly The Grant Farm) Janet oversees grant development and submission to state and national agencies for advanced energy, water, manufacturing, and clean transportation projects. She manages client communications, grant development staff, and ultimate submission of grant proposals, while working with technical writing staff to develop winning proposal narratives.