Monthly Archives: October 2005

WTC Releases 2005 Annual Report

Washington Technology Center recently released its 2005 Annual Report (download PDF). The report represents the culmination of a successful year of accomplishments under the organization’s strategic plan and showcases WTC’s programs for advancing technology-based economic development in Washington. Below are … Continue reading

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Cross-Border Bio-Diesel Project Converts Restaurant Waste Oil into Clean Energy Fuel

“Fast food” takes on a whole new meaning thanks to an innovative project that will convert the fryer oil from restaurants and food production into a cleaner bio-diesel fuel for commercial utility vehicles. The Northwest Energy Technology Collaborative (NWETC), an … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest Biomedical & Life Sciences Summit is Oct. 7, 2005

Federal grants are a major funding source for life sciences technology research and development. Federal agencies allocated more than $22.2 billion annually for research in biomedicine, bioscience and other health-related fields. To help Washington companies and researchers capture a greater … Continue reading

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Students Experience ‘Science of the Small’ in Summer 2005 Lab Program

Students in the Puget Sound area had the unique privilege of learning about micro and nano scale fabrication as part of a special science lab seminar held summer 2005 at the Washington Microfabrication Laboratory in Seattle. Mark Helsel, Senior Staff … Continue reading

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WTC Awarded Grant for New Lab Equipment

Washington Technology Center has been awarded a competitive grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust to go towards funding for a new Bonder/Aligner for the Microfabrication Laboratory This equipment will open up new avenues of research for the Microfab Lab … Continue reading

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Building a Successful Public Laboratory Requires Planning and Vision

The Washington Technology Center’s (WTC) Microfabrication Laboratory is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Like any entrepreneurial venture, we experienced successes and challenges in achieving this milestone. It’s how we faced those challenges and leveraged our successes over the last decade that … Continue reading

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Nano-Revolution is Sparking New Trends in Traditional Process R&D

Most of us are familiar with the infamous saying, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” While that may be true for many scenarios, it doesn’t necessarily hold true for lab processing. It is possible to get your old … Continue reading

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