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The Colorado State University Energy Institute welcomes you – whether you are a student, visiting professor, member of the public, business or resident of Fort Collins – to participate in and get involved in our innovative work on energy.

We host a wide range of events from “Science Friday’s” geared at K-12 students interested in having a hands-on learning experience to open-to-the-community lectures on topics like self-driving vehicles. We encourage you to get involved and share in the excitement of discovery!

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Startup Weekend Fort Collins: From Idea to Launch in 3 Days

Startup Weekend Fort Collins: From Idea to Launch in 3 Days

Feb 23, 6:00pm - Feb 25, 9:00pm

Energy Institute at Colorado State University
430 N College Ave
Fort Collins, CO  80524 Map

One weekend is all it takes to make your dreams a reality - learn how to build a business in just three days.

Access one-on-one mentoring with business leaders and join a growing network of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs like you who are ready to change the world. All backgrounds and experience levels welcome. No idea or team? No problem, find them both here!

Early Bird: $15
After Feb. 16th: $20
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Ideas to Business: Establishing Your Competitive Advantage

Ideas to Business: Establishing Your Competitive Advantage

Feb 27, 10:15am - Feb 27, 12:15pm

Innosphere
320 E Vine Dr
Fort Collins, CO  80524 Map

Picking a Core competitive advantage matters! This session will help entrepreneurs focus their innovations on the company’s core advantage. We'll discuss the differences between discontinuous and continuous innovation, customer development, how your culture and investment philosophy defines your strategic competitive advantage, and building scale!

Location: South Conference Room

This is a free event. Please register at the "tickets" link above.


Contact:
Aziza Syed
aziza@innosphere.org
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Closer to the Vest: Crafting NDAs That Really Work

Closer to the Vest: Crafting NDA's That Really Work

Feb 28, 12:00pm - Feb 28, 1:00pm

Innosphere
320 E Vine Dr
Fort Collins, CO  80524 Map

There is no agreement more basic, or potentially more important, to a growing business than a non-disclosure agreement. NDAs protect your technology, your valuable relationships -- and everything else about your business that makes it unique and valuable. Register below for this seminar.

Location: North Conference Room

This is a free event. Please register at the "tickets" link above.



Contact:
Aziza Syed
aziza@innosphere.org
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Speaker: Gina McCarthy, Former Head of the EPA

Speaker: Gina McCarthy, Former Head of the EPA

Feb 28, 6:00pm - Feb 28, 8:00pm

Lory Student Center
500 University Ave
Fort Collins, CO  80523 Map

Join CSU in welcoming Gina McCarthy at 6:00pm in the Grand Ballroom of the LSC on February 28th.

FREE admission with ticket. Register at csutix.com or follow the link above.

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As the head of EPA under President Obama, Gina McCarthy led historic progress to achieve the administration's public health and environmental protection goals and Climate Action Plan
During her tenure, EPA initiatives cut air pollution, protected water resources, reduced greenhouse gases and strengthened chemical safety to better protect more Americans, especially the most vulnerable, from negative health impacts.
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Energy and Environment Seminar Series

Energy and Environment Seminar Series

Mar 1, 1:30pm - Mar 1, 2:30pm

Energy Institute at Colorado State University
430 N College Ave
Fort Collins, CO  80524 Map

Join us in the Powerhouse Classroom for our next installment of the Energy and Environment Seminar Series!

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