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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