Humboldt State University

BlueTechValley HSU

Bolstering Energy, Water, and Agricultural Entrepreneurs in Northern California

Humboldt provides assistance to entrepreneurs or businesses working on energy, water, or agricultural innovations in Northern California. Advisory support, training and education as well as incubator services are available to assist in the path-to-market. Opportunities to connect with investors, industry leaders, and potential customers are available. Technology evaluation and proof-of-concept validation and market, financial, and engineering feasibility studies for up and coming technologies and systems are available. To learn more, visit

AWEsome Business Competition

A new business model competition Agriculture, Water, and Energy ventures supporting a resilient and regenerative Northern California.

Other Regional Resources

The Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC)


The Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) staff is working to establish clean energy technologies. They specialize in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and hydrogen energy systems. Their work involves research and development, technology demonstration, project development, energy systems analysis, and education and training. In addition, they perform feasibility studies, resource assessments, and energy planning studies. SERC is a well-equipped engineering research laboratory with a fully tooled machine shop, an assembly and testing lab/workshop, electronics shop, and specialized research facilities. 6,000+ sq ft building housing an exterior laboratory, two indoor labs, a machine shop, a conference and demonstration room, and offices for staff and students.

SERC specializes in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and hydrogen energy systems. Testing capabilities include performance testing, evaluation, and verification; efficiency measurements; mass and energy balance calculations; emissions analysis; economic assessment; lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions assessment; compliance and performance standards assessment; reliability assessment; and simulation modeling. You can learn more at

Hub Contact

Lonny Grafman, North Coast Managing Director

Humboldt State University
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521

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The Center for Irrigation Technology and the Water, Energy and Technology Center are working to bring the world the most innovative products and resource management tools through its many programs, including Valley Ventures, BlueTechValley.