Monthly Archives: October 2006

WTC Releases 2006 Annual Report

Washington Technology Center recently released its 2006 Annual Report. 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 a few … Continue reading

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WTC, Energy Northwest collaboration broadens reach in Eastern Washington

The Washington Technology Center and Energy Northwest (ENW) are working together to reach out to innovators in Eastern Washington. WTC and ENW have inked a deal to combine the responsibilities for leading ENW’s Applied Process Engineering Laboratory (APEL) with WTC’s … Continue reading

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MFL, CN Probes Partner in Breakthrough Growth of Carbon Nanotubes

In one of the most famous scenes in the 1967 film, The Graduate, Walter Brook’s character Mr. McGuire ceremoniously intimates to protagonist Benjamin Braddock (portrayed magnificently by Dustin Hoffman) that “Plastics” are the next big thing. Thirty years later, you … Continue reading

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Bellingham Angel Group Helps Startups Take Flight

Angel investors put faith in little companies’ big ideas By Jessica Evans Typically, angels are more often felt than seen. A group of 25 angels – the majority of whom reside in Whatcom County – is no different. The Bellingham … Continue reading

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Atomic Layer Deposition for Processing at the Nanoscale

By Chris Hodson, Oxford Instruments and Dr. Erwin Kessels, Eindhoven University of Technology Within the current trends of downscaling in the semiconductor industry and the boost in nanoscience and nanotechnology, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) is a good method of choice … Continue reading

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SBIR Breakfast Set for January 25, 2007

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awards provide opportunities for early and growth-stage companies to get the funding and support they need to commercialize technologies and create innovative products and solutions for everything from health care to homeland security, energy efficiency … Continue reading

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Mike Hjelmstad promoted to lab manager

Mike Hjelmstad has been promoted to the role of Manager of WTC’s Microfabrication Laboratory. He will replace Eric Miller who served as manager of the research facility from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Hjelmstad joined WTC in 2004 as a Research … Continue reading

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Access IQ: Advances in Intrumentation Topic of Dec. 7, 2006 Seminar

WTC’s December AccessIQ workshop will focus on sophisticated micro and nano-scale process instrumentation that can provide competitive advantage across all industries and applications. Keynote speaker for the event is Norman Salmon, President of Hummingbird Scientific, a Lacey, Washington company that … Continue reading

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Searching for information about doing business in Washington? Check out the Web site. The site, managed by the Business and Project Development team within the Washington State Department of Community, Trade & Economic Development, is part of CTED’s mission … Continue reading

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2006 Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference on TVW

The 2006 Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference, which ran July 24-26, 2006 in Vancouver, Washington, was well received, with strong attendance and a solid program. The regional event also garnered broad coverage by local media before, during and after the event. … Continue reading

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