Monthly Archives: February 2009

SBIR cost proposal and government accounting workshops in Seattle March 31, 2009 and Vancouver, WA April 1, 2009

Washington Technology Center presents a workshop featuring Jim Greenwood of Greenwood Consulting Group, well-known SBIR/STTR consultants. The session focuses on the cost proposal and accounting for SBIR and STTR awards. It covers basic terms and concepts including direct versus indirect … Continue reading

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VisionGate sells first commercially available Cell-CT™ imaging platform

VisionGate, a Gig Harbor headquartered company working in the field of cancer diagnostics, has sold its first commercially available Cell-CT™ imaging platform to Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute. VisionGate’s patented technology was developed with assistance from UW researcher Eric Seibel. … Continue reading

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UW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship hosts Springboard – March 2, 2009

Are you a small company looking for BIG talent? On March 2, 2009 the University of Washington’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will host Springboard, an annual networking event designed to bring the founders/CEOs of Puget Sound’s dynamic early-stage companies … Continue reading

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Carbon Nanoprobes recognized at Zino Society’s Life Sciences Investment Forum

Carbon Nanoprobes, a startup company developing high-resolution probes for atomic force microscopy, won a prize for best investment opportunity at the Zino Society’s first Life Sciences Investment Forum held in Seattle February 24, 2009. The company, which had teamed with … Continue reading

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SSTI details stimulus provisions affecting technology-based economic development

SSTI (the State Science and Technology Institute) devotes an issue of its online weekly digest to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) signed into law by President Obama. SSTI examines the stimulus plan’s funding for energy research, access to … Continue reading

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WTIA produces Puget Sound tech industry poster

A year-long project, Visualizing the Puget Sound Technology Universe, finds that the region’s technology industry traces is roots to six organizations: Microsoft, Aldus Corporation, University of Washington, Boeing, McCaw Cellular, and The joint project between Virginia Tech, Seattle University, … Continue reading

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AeA and ITAA are now TechAmerica

Effective January 1, 2009, AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association) and the Information Technology Association of America merged to form the Technology Association of America, which will be known by the brand name TechAmerica. Christopher W. Hansen, president and CEO … Continue reading

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VisionGate and University of Washington create 3-D cancer imaging

VisionGate, Inc., a privately-held company in Gig Harbor, Wash., and University of Washington researchers led by Eric Seibel, a UW mechanical engineering associate professor, have helped develop a new kind of microscope to visualize cells in three dimensions, technology that … Continue reading

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3TIER launches global wind prospecting tool

3TIER, a Seattle-based provider of wind, solar and hydro energy assessment forecasting, announced expansion of its FirstLook® Prospecting tool, providing free access to average wind speed ranges throughout the world. “This intuitive and interactive tool provides a free, initial assessment … Continue reading

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Washington venture capital data

A MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) shows U.S. venture capital investments declined in 2008, the first yearly decline since 2003. The State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI) maintains a Venture Capital Dashboard that gives … Continue reading

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