HSU and UC Davis have partnered up

ARCATA, Calif. (KIEM)- HSU and UC Davis have partnered up to launch the Tech Center for small business innovation.

This one-of-a-kind collaboration offers specialized services for entrepreneurs and early-stage startup companies. It will help with the development of AG-Tech and Biotech arenas. 

They will emphasize technology-led economic development, an essential resource for the Northern California innovation ecosystem.

“All of our services are free and low of cost, and it’s your tax dollars at work, we like to say.  But small businesses and emerging businesses entrepreneurs can come to our centers and receive business consulting. There are lots of workshops, peer groups, coaching, things like that,” Kristin Johnson, Executive Director at NorCal SBDC.

Norcal SBDC is one of the largest small business developing centers. That serves 36 northern California counties and supports nearly 45 thousand small businesses.