Monthly Archives: July 2006

Eleven companies, researchers awarded grants

“Live long and prosper” could be the tagline for this year’s Research and Technology Development (RTD) grant winners. Disease prevention, greener living, and raising the bar on performance were popular themes among the most recent round of grants awarded by … Continue reading

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WTC Executive Director accompanies Governor on trade mission

Washington Technology Center (WTC) executive director Lee Cheatham accompanied Washington Governor Chris Gregoire on a trade mission to Australia and New Zealand in May, 2006. Dr. Cheatham was one of 20 delegates who traveled down under to meet with government … Continue reading

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New High-Tech Research Lab Slated for Vancouver

A proposal to build a new semiconductor and micro device research and development laboratory in Vancouver, Washington recently got a jump start thanks to Congressman Brian Baird. In June, Representative Baird, whose district encompasses southwest Washington, secured $100,000 in federal … Continue reading

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2006 Washington Technology Summit: Global competitiveness and convergence were central themes

Editorial Recap By Lee Cheatham, executive director of Washington Technology Center The Washington Technology Summit, held April 28, 2006 in Redmond, brought people from across the Pacific Northwest together to explore and discuss the impact and promise of innovation. The Tech … Continue reading

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Forensic Science: Technology unites with chemistry to solve crime

Guest article By Dr. Peter Bilous, Eastern Washington University We have all seen the “CSI” dramas on television – with crime fighting “super heroes” dashing from the streets to the labs, using numerous gadgets along the way, to solve crime. … Continue reading

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UW iSchool Offers Programs in Information Management

Guest Column In today’s hyper-competitive and turbulent environments, the very essence of an organization is determined by how information is managed and leveraged. The Information School (iSchool) of the University of Washington continues to expand professional opportunities in the area … Continue reading

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Access IQ: Get ‘enlightened’ on photonics at Sept. 14, 2006 workshop

Part of the Microfab Lab’s AccessIQ Seminar Series The light bulb is the quintessential symbol for “idea.” The powerful and multi-functional qualities of light are the basic building blocks to numerous scientific explorations, engineering processes and product developments, including micro … Continue reading

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