Monthly Archives: October 2004

WTC Releases 2004 Annual Report

Download the 2004 Annual Report [PDF — 2MB] Washington Technology Center released its 2004 Annual Report in October, 2004. The report represents the culmination of a successful year of accomplishments under the organization’s five-year strategic plan and showcases many of … Continue reading

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Making the case for technology-based economic development in Bellingham and Whatcom County

Washington Technology Center is leading efforts around a community assessment program for Bellingham and Whatcom County. WTC is working with local community groups, including Bellingham Technical College, the Bellingham Chamber of Commerce, Bellingham-Whatcom EDC, Western Washington University, and the Port … Continue reading

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NIH Event Was a Huge Success

Washington Technology Center hosted National Institutes of Health representatives for the first all-day conference in Seattle on October 7, 2004. Nearly 100 company representatives, academics, researchers and others interested in learning more about funding opportunities offered by NIH attended this … Continue reading

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NWETC Hosts Workshop in Spokane on Funding for Energy Technology R&D

The Northwest Energy Technology Collaborative (NWETC) is hosting a workshop on October 21, 2004 in Spokane for Pacific Northwest energy entrepreneurs looking to fund their R&D activities related to new energy technologies. This half-day workshop brings federal funding experts to … Continue reading

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New Angel Investor Group Launches in Bellingham

A group of individual investors have formed a formal angel group in Bellingham, Washington. The Bellingham Angels formally announced their formation at an Eye of the Investor event on Sept. 23. The group currently has more than 20 active accredited … Continue reading

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Best Foot Forward: Let the Pros Guide First Steps

Sponsored Guest Article by Vincent Stevens of Clark Nuber Even a life sciences company starting on a shoestring deserves the advice of seasoned pros at critical points. Entrepreneurial venture needs professional guidance — to secure funding, meet compliance requirements, build … Continue reading

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Governor Locke appoints three new members to WTC board

Governor Gary Locke recently appointed three new members to the Washington Technology Center (WTC) board of directors. Two members, Roger Gulrajani and Kim Pearman-Gillman, represent the Washington business community, and one, Dr. Arlan Norman, is an academic appointment. Dr. Norman … Continue reading

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WTC Welcomes Applied Micro Optics, Inc.

Applied Micro Optics, Inc. recently became a new client of WTC’s Microfabrication Laboratory. Founder and president, Hansuk Lee, begin working in the Microfabrication Laboratory in September. Applied Micro Optics is an early-stage company focused on micro-optics design and fabrication. “When … Continue reading

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Hjelmstad Joins Microfab Lab Staff

Washington Technology Center is pleased to welcome Mike Hjelmstad to the staff of the Microfabrication Laboratory. Mike will serve as a Research Engineer for the facility and will be doing photolithography and plasma etching. He will do both contract processing … Continue reading

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WTC Wins USDA Award to Help Central Washington Company Expand Operations

Washington Technology Center (WTC) was awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop a growth strategy for Apples To Go, Inc. (ATGI), an entrepreneurial agricultural enterprise located in East Wenatchee. ATGI produces and distributes … Continue reading

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