Monthly Archives: April 2004

Clean Energy Takes Center Stage at Earth Day Celebration

Vancouver student receives award for poster designed as part of statewide education program on role of hydrogen fuel cell in clean energy production Olympia, WA – April 20, 2004 — Ashley B., a Vancouver, Washington 7th-grader will receive an award … Continue reading

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State’s small communities poised for growth in technology jobs, investment

According to Washington Technology Center’s 2004 Washington Index of Innovation and Technology, a new trend in our state could spell out big potential for Washington’s smaller communities. Released in April 2004, the Index is an in-depth, comprehensive statistical tool for … Continue reading

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New look is visual symbol of WTC’s mission

Ideas. Connections. Jobs. Three simple but powerful words that symbolize the path that Washington Technology Center (WTC) is undertaking on behalf of the state’s technology industries. WTC is a statewide organization that leads public and private efforts that focus state, … Continue reading

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Positioning the Northwest as a Biotechnology Leader

by Lee Cheatham, executive director, Washington Technology Center Biotechnology will be a dominant force in the 21st century — a force that not only drives the economy of the Pacific Northwest, but regional and national economies around the globe. But … Continue reading

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Washington Technology Center, State Investment Board team up to drive statewide investment of early-stage technology ventures

Washington Technology Center (WTC) is partnering with the Washington State Investment Board (WSIB) to broaden investment in Washington-based companies. The two state agencies have teamed with the goal of identifying technology companies that present investment opportunities for WSIB and, by … Continue reading

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WTC Angel Network expands its reach

The WTC Angel Network, launched in June 2003, has been well received. New angel groups are beginning to form around the state, many in areas where formal investments group have not been active in the past. One group, the Olympic … Continue reading

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‘Technology as a Tool’ grant program provides funds for companies looking to develop business tools and improve processes

WTC’s “Technology as a Tool” program awards up to $20,000 towards funding research necessary to help Washington-based technology companies increase their profitability. A complement to the organization’s research grant program, Technology as a Tool helps fund university research studies for … Continue reading

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YK Products case study

YK Products thought it had a product that could revolutionize road repairs throughout the United States. A research grant through Washington Technology Center proved it to be true and paved the way for this Everett, Washington-based small company to create … Continue reading

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Söliv case study

Söliv is a small Seattle skin care company with a breakthrough product line founded on marine biotechnology. Armed with a patented proprietary material and R&D to back it up, the company was ready to hit the ground running. But an … Continue reading

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Microfabrication Laboratory showcases academic-industry collaboration

WTC’s Microfabrication Laboratory Open House attracted researchers from around the Pacific Northwest to view the latest prototypes and commercial products developed at this premier R&D facility in Seattle. Engineers, chief technology officers, academic researchers, and industry executives flocked to Washington … Continue reading

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