Monthly Archives: July 2008

Milbergs Appointed as Washington’s EDC Head

Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed Egils Milbergs director of the newly formed Economic Development Commission. Milbergs was selected through a joint process involving the governor and the Economic Development Commission. Related external links (will open a new window): Read the Governor’s … Continue reading

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Washington Technology Center awards $512,269 in research funding

Seven company-researcher projects have been awarded state funding for the development of innovative commercial technology applications. Read more

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2008 Washington Technology Summit spurred dialogue among region’s tech leaders

More than 400 attendees discussed ideas and directions in clean technology, renewable energy, global health, and advanced materials & manufacturing. Missed the event? Researchers, startups talk innovation at Washington Technology Summit Seattle Times Gov. Gregoire highlights “fierce competitors” at Washington … Continue reading

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WTC supports the Angel Groups Co-investment Initiative

An article by the Angel Capital Education Foundation highlights activities of the Co-investment Initiative that are leading to Canadian-US deals. Read more at the Angel Capital Education Foundation

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Vancouver user facility featured in The Columbian’s B2B magazine

The article details user facility capabilities, describes linkages between WSU Vancouver and the community, and shows how the semiconductor user facility would be a boost to the region. Read more in The Columbian article

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Microfabrication Lab, NanoTech User Facility to operate jointly

Facility will serve both academic and industrial users, and act as a micro and nano technology resource for companies in the state of Washington and nationwide. Read more

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Efficere, WSU Vancouver improving signal transfer in electronics

Their partnership is profiled in an article by the Vancouver Business Journal. The team aims to streamline the electronics design process. Read more in the Vancouver Business JournalEfficere is a WTC client

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Forest Concepts bringing value to wood waste materials

Biomass Magazine featured Auburn-based Forest Concept for its use of technology to increase the value of waste materials in the wood products industry. Related external links (will open a new window): Read more in Biomass Magazine Related WTC links: Forest … Continue reading

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Insitu wins $24M contract for unmanned aircraft

A marketing alliance with Boeing has helped Bingen-based Insitu access defense markets for its unmanned aerial vehicles. Related external links (will open a new window): Read more in the Puget Sound Business Journal Related WTC links: Insitu is a WTC … Continue reading

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UW nano research doubles efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells

Using an innovative clumping approach to surface design, A UW team led by Guozhong Cao, a professor of materials science and engineering, doubled the efficiency of zinc oxide based dye-sensitized solar cells. The team plans to transfer the concept to … Continue reading

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