BlueTech & CleanTech Innovation Cohort

The NW Innovation Resource Center in partnership with CleanTech Alliance and WA Maritime Blue is convening a cohort of innovators and early-stage startups in northwest Washington.

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Mentor role

It is critical to provide assistance to the emerging bluetech/cleantech entrepreneurs who are the participants of the Bluetech/Cleantech Cohort. The mentor’s advice, sharing of experience and assistance with networking opportunities are invaluable for the entrepreneur to avoid timely and costly mistakes and succeed with their ideas.


Experienced entrepreneurs and business leaders with knowledge in bluetech or cleantech related business or business skill such as marketing, finance, etc.

Time Commitment and Expectation

  • Participate in weekly presentations when possible
  • Available to answer calls from designated participant(s) regarding implementation of their business idea and strategy.
  • Mentors will not be asked to sign any contract, non-disclosure agreement or other legal document. Nor will mentors be asked to perform any work on behalf of their mentees. Mentors are volunteers, not consultants.
  • It is important that Bluetech/Cleantech cohort companies trust their mentors as a partner. Mentors are expected to not pitch or solicit employment from their mentees during the program.




washington maritime blue
cleantech alliance


Curriculum access will be provided to final cohort participants.


Diane Kamionka