Monthly Archives: April 2005

Technology-Based Economic Development is Key to Washington’s Future

By Lee Cheatham, executive director of Washington Technology Center It’s no secret that technology and innovation are at the heart of sustainable economic growth. An “innovation economy” affords a quality lifestyle –- abundant career options, high wage jobs, globally competitive … Continue reading

Posted in Washington, WTC_News | Leave a comment

Microfabrication Lab Celebrates 10th Anniversary

A May 19, 2005 symposium commemorates a decade of process development and production for emerging industries. Washington Technology Center’s Microfabrication Laboratory is celebrating a decade of being the Pacific Northwest’s largest public MEMS laboratory dedicated to R&D and prototype manufacturing. … Continue reading

Posted in Microfabrication_Lab, WTC_News | Leave a comment

Looking Back at a Decade of Process Excellence

The Washington Microfabrication Laboratory Provides Researchers with an Affordable Way to Create Custom Process Work for Cutting Edge Technology Solutions Ten years ago, the potential of MEMS to revolutionize semiconductor and advanced materials manufacturing created a buzz among technology researchers. … Continue reading

Posted in MEMS_and_Nanotechnology, Microfabrication_Lab, Quote-Client | Leave a comment

Washington State Innovation Assessment

This study presents a framework for future research and development investments by the state in areas critical to Washington’s technology-based economic future. Related WTC links: Read the WSIA Report [PDF] – end of post –

Posted in Washington, WTC_News | Leave a comment

Facility Focus: What’s New at the Microfabrication Laboratory

Optical profiling equipment and training available The Microfabrication Laboratory is pleased to announce that it has recently acquired WYCO NT 3300 optical profiling equipment. This equipment provides a versatile measurement solution for nano-scale resolution on micromachined devices. This system is … Continue reading

Posted in MEMS_and_Nanotechnology, Microfabrication_Lab, WTC_News | Leave a comment

Capabilities of Lab Help Client Attract Interest

Success can come in many forms for small technology companies. For Zeus Semiconductor, an early-stage company working on silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductor technology, this success came in the form of acquisition by Advanced Power Technology. Zeus had been a client … Continue reading

Posted in Company_and_Client_News, MEMS_and_Nanotechnology, Microfabrication_Lab, Zeus_Semiconductor | Leave a comment

Microfabrication Laboratory welcomes new clients

WTC is pleased to welcome American Semiconductor, Voxtel, and NanoString Technologies as new industrial users to the Microfabrication Laboratory. American Semiconductor, Inc., Boise, Idaho American Semiconductor (ASI) recently developed a collaborative relationship with the Washington Technology Center for use of … Continue reading

Posted in American_Semiconductor, Microfabrication_Lab, NanoString_Technologies, Voxtel, WTC_News | Leave a comment

SBIR Funding for Energy R&D, 8/22/2005, 8 a.m. – Noon

The Department of Energy awards $95 million in funding each year to companies working on energy-related technology research & development. This half-day workshop helps companies understand how federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs work and how to apply for … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Events, Funding, SBIR, WTC_News | Leave a comment

Nanotechnology in the Pacific Northwest — July 15, 2005

July 15, 2005 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Westin Hotel, Seattle, WA Washington Technology Center (WTC), Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) and Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI) are co-hosting a daylong forum, Nanotechnology in the Pacific Northwest, during the … Continue reading

Posted in Events, MEMS_and_Nanotechnology, ONAMI, WTC_News | Leave a comment

2005 Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference — July 25-28, 2005

Gathering to Build a Micro/Nano Tech Economy July 25-28, 2005 University Place Conference Center, Portland, OR The 2005 Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference brings together leaders in research, education, technology development, industry, government, business, and venture capital investments to focus on … Continue reading

Posted in Events, MEMS_and_Nanotechnology, MNBC, ONAMI, WTC_News | Leave a comment