Monthly Archives: October 2008

SBIR proposal writing workshop on October 31, 2008

Washington Technology Center presents an SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Program for Technology Entrepreneurs seminar on October 31, 2008 at the University of Washington Bothell campus. Related WTC links: Read more – end of post –

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Multimillion-dollar nano tool coming to WTC Lab

Within a year, companies and researchers will have access to a $2.5 million electron beam lithography tool to be housed in the WTC Microfabrication Laboratory. The machine, one of a handful available at U.S. institutions, will be acquired by the … Continue reading

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Scientists develop new cancer-killing compound from salad plant

Researchers at the University of Washington have updated a traditional Chinese medicine to create a compound that is more than 1,200 times more specific in killing certain kinds of cancer cells than currently available drugs, heralding the possibility of a … Continue reading

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Healionics announces first commercial product for biomaterial

Healionics, a start-up company in Redmond, has entered into a multi-million dollar manufacturing, supply and distribution agreement for use of its biomaterial in a veterinary glaucoma implant made by TR BioSurgical. Healionics was founded on technology developed by Dr. Buddy … Continue reading

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UW licenses ‘camera in a pill’ technology

In one of its largest technology transfer deals, University of Washington has licensed imaging technology to medical-device maker Hoya, which plans to commercialize the technology in the next couple of years. Research funding for the technology came from several sources … Continue reading

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Aculight Corp. acquired by Lockheed Martin

Aculight, a Bothell-based developer of laser technologies for national defense and aerospace applications, has been acquired by Lockheed Martin. Aculight’s 90 employees will remain in Bothell and will become part of Lockheed Martin’s Maritime Systems & Sensors business. Related external … Continue reading

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Insitu acquired by Boeing

Insitu, a maker of unmanned aerial systems in Bingen, Washington for military and commercial customers, has been acquired by Boeing. Insitu will continue to operate independently as a separate subsidiary under Boeing Integrated Defense Systems’ Military Aircraft unit. Related external … Continue reading

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Cultivating the Green Economy discussed at Governor’s Conference

Contributed by Graham Evans A panel discussion on job opportunities in Washington’s growing green economy was one of the topics at the Governor’s 2008 Economic and Workforce Development Conference held September 3-4 in Lynwood. Some 150 attendees at the Governor’s … Continue reading

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PNNL’s Spanner selected Outstanding Alumnus

Gary Spanner, manager of the Economic Development Office at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been selected as the Columbia Basin College Foundation Outstanding Alumnus for his professional achievement, civic leadership, community service, and support of Columbia Basin College. Spanner was … Continue reading

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Bellingham’s TAG fosters networking, connections

Created in 1999, the Technology Alliance Group of Bellingham/Whatcom County (TAG) has thrived by focusing on education, advocacy and promotion on behalf of entrepreneurial technology-based businesses. Related external links (will open a new window): Read more in Northwest Business Monthly … Continue reading

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