Monthly Archives: May 2009

Boeing’s acquisition of Insitu buys small-company culture; provides market power

Flight International, an international aerospace news weekly magazine, goes behind the scenes of Insitu and Boeing to see how the organizations will pair their cultural strengths in the growing market for unmanned aerial systems. Related external links (will open a … Continue reading

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Insitu wins $250M U.S. Special Ops contract for ScanEagle

Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary which makes unmanned aerial vehicles in Bingen, Washington, has received a five-year contract with a potential value of $250 million from U.S. Special Operations Command for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services using the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft. … Continue reading

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Modumetal, UW Partnership Receives Funding for Anti-Corrosion Technology

Modumetal to develop an innovative commercial anti-corrosion technology in partnership with University of Washington’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering. SEATTLE – May 20, 2009 – Washington Technology Center (WTC) has awarded an Entrepreneur’s Access grant to the University of … Continue reading

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Notes from the Angel Capital Association Summit 2009

The Angel Capital Association Summit 2009, held April 15-17 in Atlanta, highlighted current statistics and trends in early-stage investing. WTC Angel Network Manager Elaine Kong attended the conference and filed these notes. Investment Trends Currently, there are about 300 angel … Continue reading

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Life sciences commercialization initiative signed into law by Governor Gregoire

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signed into law E2SSB 6015 which directs the department of community, trade, and economic development (CTED) to review commercialization and innovation in the life sciences and technology sectors. According to the final bill report, CTED is … Continue reading

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IsoRay receives approval to market cancer therapy in Canada

IsoRay, Inc., a Richland-based developer of therapies for prostate and other cancers, has announced that Health Canada’s Therapeutic Products Directorate has approved IsoRay’s Proxcelan Cs-131 brachytherapy seeds for sale throughout Canada. In a press release, IsoRay CEO Dwight Babcock stated, … Continue reading

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Microvision lands supplier of green lasers for its pico projector

Microvision, a Redmond-based developer of light scanning technologies, moves a step closer to shipping its new pico projector to users with the announcement that it has landed Corning as a supplier of green lasers. For two years, Microvision has been … Continue reading

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