Monthly Archives: June 2009

Carbon Nanoprobes establishes headquarters in Pennsylvania

Carbon Nanoprobes, a startup company developing high-resolution probes for atomic force microscopy, has established headquarters in Malvern, Pennsylvania. The company, which was based for two years in facilities at Washington Technology Center in Seattle, was drawn to Pennsylvania by state … Continue reading

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InnovaTek among 12 semifinalists in Clean Tech Open

InnovaTek, a Richland-based developer of patented technologies for sustainable power and environmental safety, is among 12 Pacific Northwest region semifinalists in the Clean Tech Open, a national competition and program that helps clean technology businesses. The semifinalists were chosen from … Continue reading

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Insitu: the origin and evolution of its unmanned aircraft

The Seattle Times explores the history and evolution of Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary which makes unmanned aerial vehicles in Bingen, Washington. From finding tuna to supporting military reconnaissance, Insitu grew from a three-person company in 1998 to a six-hundred person … Continue reading

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Vaagen Brothers Lumber receives stimulus funding

Vaagen Brothers Lumber, an industry leader in lumber manufacturing based in Colville, Wash., will receive $250,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding to purchase high-efficiency equipment to turn logging waste into fuel for energy production. “This funding is … Continue reading

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Impulse Accelerated Technologies announces successful medical imaging project with University of Washington

Impulse Accelerated Technologies, Inc., a Kirkland-based developer of software-to-hardware tools, announced the successful completion of a tomographic image reconstruction acceleration project at the University of Washington. According to a press release issued by the company, UW researchers “achieved 38 ms … Continue reading

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Microvision receives $15 million equity investment

Microvision, a Redmond-based developer of light scanning technologies, announced that Taipei-based Walsin Lihwa Corporation, through its subsidiary Max Display Enterprises Limited, has agreed to an equity investment of approximately $15 million in Microvision. “We are pleased to welcome Walsin Lihwa … Continue reading

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Energy stimulus funding awarded to Washington Technology Center

Center receives $136,000 in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), disbursed through the U.S. Department of Energy, for nano-scale solar energy technology. SEATTLE – June 12, 2009 – Washington Technology Center has been awarded $136,000 in funding … Continue reading

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Bellingham Innovation Zone preview event — June 19, 2009

The Bellingham waterfront Innovation Partnership Zone will be the program topic at the June 19, 2009 monthly luncheon hosted by TAG (Technology Alliance Group for Northwest Washington). Representatives from the Port of Bellingham, Western Washington University and Bellingham Technical College … Continue reading

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Greenwood Technologies closes operations; liquidating assets on eBay

Greenwood Technologies, a renewable heating solutions company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, has closed operations according to Michael Dulion, company president. Dulion stated, “Despite having an excellent product, the effects of the financial freeze made it difficult for Greenwood, like many … Continue reading

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EnerG2 raises $2.5 million in equity and options

EnerG2, a Seattle-based startup in the energy storage market, has raised $2.5 million in equity and options reports Xconomy. EnerG2’s latest funding is on top of the fall 2008 $8.5 million financing round led by OVP Venture Partners of Kirkland … Continue reading

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