Monthly Archives: July 2009

enterpriseSeattle and partners helped bring 100 new jobs to Bellevue

For more than a year, enterpriseSeattle helped Atlanta-based IT services provider Cbeyond, Inc. evaluate regional locations for expansion before the company ultimately chose Bellevue. Cbeyond plans to add 100 jobs to its Bellevue presence in the next six months. enterpriseSeattle … Continue reading

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nLIGHT of Vancouver, Wash. recognized for fourth consecutive year as one of the fastest growing technology companies

nLIGHT, a manufacturer of high-power laser diode-based products located in Vancouver, Wash., has been named for the fourth consecutive year in a row in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 as one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America. According … Continue reading

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Clean Technology Innovation Partnership Zone in Pullman, Wash. is featured in video

In a five-minute video, Don Tilton, Ph.D., founder of the Green IT Alliance, describes the Pullman, Washington Innovation Partnership Zone which is establishing a clean technology research center of excellence and a small-business incubator. In 2008, the Green IT Alliance … Continue reading

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President Obama honors UW’s Michael Hochberg and other outstanding Washington early-career scientists

President Obama announced the 100 winners of the 2009 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on early-career researchers. According to the press release, “Nine Federal departments and agencies join together … Continue reading

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MicroGREEN Polymers raises $1.6M in ongoing investment round

Xconomy reports that “MicroGreen Polymers, an Arlington, WA-based developer of technology to recycle plastics into cheaper, environmentally friendly coffee cups among other things, has raised $1.6 million for expansion from WRF Capital and local angel investors (Northwest Energy Angels, Alliance … Continue reading

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Insitu expands production operations, employees and revenue from its base in rural Bingen, Washington

Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary which makes unmanned aerial vehicles in Bingen, Washington, announced that it has produced its 1,000th ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system and that it is expanding production to a facility in Stevenson, Washington. According to The Oregonian, “The … Continue reading

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Microvision secures $1M contract from Lockheed Martin

Microvision, a Redmond-based developer of light-scanning technologies, has secured a $1,000,000 subcontract from Lockheed Martin Corporation to develop a daylight-readable, see-through, low-profile, ergonomic eyewear display. According to a Microvision press release, “This subcontract is part of DARPA’s Urban Leader Tactical … Continue reading

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