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

Posted in Partner_News_and_More | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Company_and_Client_News, MEMS_and_Nanotechnology, nLIGHT | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Energy, IPZs, Partner_News_and_More, PNNL, WSU | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Funding, Hochberg, UW | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Company_and_Client_News, Funding, MicroGREEN_Polymers | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Aerospace, Company_and_Client_News, Defense_and_Security, Insitu | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Company_and_Client_News, Defense_and_Security, Funding, MEMS_and_Nanotechnology, Microvision | Leave a comment

Guide to ARRA energy funding from Prosperity Partnership

The Prosperity Partnership has produced a guide to ARRA (the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) entitled: “A Basic Introduction to Energy-Related ARRA Funding Opportunities.” The publication provides guidance for organizations seeking energy-related funding through competitive grants and contracts. Related external … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Funding, Partner_News_and_More | Leave a comment

PhysioSonics raises $2 million in financing

PhysioSonics, Inc., a privately held developer of noninvasive neurologic monitors, announced it has raised $2 million in a second tranche of series A financing. This follows a $4 million investment in 2008. The company is commercializing technologies including an ultrasound-based … Continue reading

Posted in Allez_PhysiOnix, Company_and_Client_News, Funding, Life_Sciences, PhysioSonics | Leave a comment

WTC board elects officers — Mike Schwenk of PNNL is Chair

Mike Schwenk, vice president and director of technology deployment and outreach at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, was elected Chair of the Board for Washington Technology Center at the June 18, 2009 WTC board of directors meeting. Two board officers were … Continue reading

Posted in WTC_News | Leave a comment