Monthly Archives: October 2009

Spokane IPZ completes data center

The Spokane University District Innovation Partnership Zone completed development of a state-of-the-art data center to be used for research and development, leading to commercialization of technologies and products on the WSU Spokane campus. Related external links (will open a new … Continue reading

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Gov. Gregoire, business leaders endorse Wash. Department of Commerce priorities

Commerce priorities include ensuring the state‚Äôs competitiveness, addressing education and workforce gaps, facilitating more efficient regulation, and a focus on infrastructure investment. Related external links (will open a new window): Gov. Gregoire, business leaders endorse Department of Commerce priorities for … Continue reading

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New Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced in September plans to create a new Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship within the Department of Commerce and launch a National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship to help promote entrepreneurship in America. Related … Continue reading

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Mike Schwenk discusses innovation

Mike Schwenk, vice president and director of technology deployment and outreach at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., discussed innovation — and why big goals are critical — at the Grant County EDC Winter 2008 Luncheon. Related external links … Continue reading

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WTC releases 2009 annual report

In a reflection of an extremely difficult economic environmnet, this year presented a set of opportunities and challenges not often seen in Washington Technology Center’s 26-year history. In our fiscal year 2009 plan, we anticipated a year with a smaller … Continue reading

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WTC wins national award for tech-based economic development

Washington Technology Center’s state-funded Research and Technology Development Program was honored by SSTI for outstanding achievement in technology-based economic development. SEATTLE – October 22, 2009 – Washington Technology Center was named one of six recipients of The State Science and … Continue reading

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UW collaboration with Artemisia BioMedical receives $1.5M from Life Sciences Discovery Fund

University of Washington, in collaboration with Artemisia BioMedical, Inc. has won a $1.5 million award from the Life Sciences Discovery Fund to advance the development of a novel cancer-treatment technology. A UW research team under the leadership of Tomikazu Sasaki, … Continue reading

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