Monthly Archives: October 1999

WTC reports on progress made in 1997-99 biennium

Washington Technology Center has completed a survey of company partners for the period 1995-1999 (ending June 30, 1999) to determine the impact WTC projects have had on their bottom line. The results from this survey, as well as other salient … Continue reading

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New high-tech approach to centuries-old practice pays off

Drying of food products is the oldest method of food preservation. Freeze-drying yields the highest quality among commercial processes, but takes several hours and is energy intensive. MCD Technologies, Inc., Tacoma, has created a food drying system that can dry … Continue reading

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WTC and UW Technology Transfer host software "Technology & Talent Tours"

Learn about opportunities for research and collaboration in software development at a half-day tour at the University of Washington. This winter (1999-2000), Washington Technology Center and the Software Transfer Group of the UW’s Office of Technology Transfer will host Technology … Continue reading

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MEMS workshop exceeds expectations

WTC’s third annual MEMS (Micro-electromechanical Systems) Workshop, held September 15, 1999 at the Aljoya Conference Center, Seattle, attracted more than 90 researchers, technologists and commercializers who are active in this rapidly growing technical field. In line with the workshop’s title, … Continue reading

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Startup turns wood waste into wood preservative

The timber products industry in Western Washington has generated massive amounts of waste cedar wood that are too hazardous for landfill disposal. Currently more than 100,000 tons of the highly flammable by-product are sitting in waste piles in Grays Harbor … Continue reading

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Move over mouse — make room for Dot

Imagine being able to move the cursor on your computer screen by turning your head or pointing your finger instead of using a mouse. Everyday computer tasks such as word processing and spreadsheets would become easier by not having to … Continue reading

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WTC welcomes new board member V.S. "Mano" Manoranjan

Washington Technology Center welcomes V.S. “Mano” Manoranjan as our newest member on the Board of Directors. Dr. Manoranjan, who was appointed by Governor Locke in August, is currently Associate Dean for the College of Sciences at Washington State University. A … Continue reading

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