Monthly Archives: December 2009

ChooseWashington.com redesigned to better serve the needs of businesses

Washington’s Department of Commerce has announced the launch of a revamped http://www.ChooseWashington.com. The site provides easy-to-navigate information on doing business in Washington including: growing a business; exporting products; starting a new business; finding incentives & financing; finding a site or … Continue reading

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WTC Executive Director Lee Cheatham takes post at ASU Biodesign Institute

Lee Cheatham, Washington Technology Center’s executive director, has accepted the position of operations director at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University beginning in January 2010. He will also serve as general manager of the Biodesign Institute’s Impact Accelerator program. … Continue reading

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EnerG2’s Chris Wheaton with advice for building a materials science company

COO/CFO Chris Wheaton of EnerG2, a Seattle-based startup in the energy storage market, offers practical advice for anyone starting a materials science company in an article he wrote appearing in Greentech Media. Wheaton compares science-based innovation to information technology/software development … Continue reading

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IsoRay announces a distribution agreement in Canada and another with GE subsidiary Oncura

IsoRay, Inc., a Richland-based developer of therapies for prostate and other cancers, has announced two new distribution agreements. Inter V Medical of Montreal, Quebec, Canada will have exclusive rights to sell Cesium-131 Brachytherapy seeds in Canada. GE Subsidary, Oncura will … Continue reading

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Wash. Department of Commerce issues plan for organization

In November, Washington’s Department of Commerce issued its report, Defining Commerce: Next Steps in our Mission to Grow and Improve Jobs in Washington, to Gov. Chris Gregoire and the Washington Legislature. The report defines the agency’s mission as to “grow … Continue reading

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Microvision’s pico projector launched by Vodafone Spain

Microvision, a Redmond-based developer of light-scanning technologies, has announced that Vodafone Spain is now offering Microvision’s SHOWWX Laser Pico Projector at a price of 289 € (approximately $430 U.S.). Vodafone Spain is also marketing the projector along with the Mini … Continue reading

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Microvision nets $30.8M from stock sales

Microvision, a Redmond-based developer of light-scanning technologies, has netted approximately $30.8 million from two recent stock sales. According to its press releases, Microvision intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, including, but not limited … Continue reading

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3TIER, UW and WSU are part of $178M smart grid project

3TIER, a Seattle-based provider of renewable energy assessment and power forecasting services, and the University of Washington and Washington State University are among 12 Northwest utilities and several companies taking part in a smart grid demonstration project which received $89 … Continue reading

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Fire at Vaagen Bros. Lumber in Colville destroys electricity co-generation plant

An equipment malfunction is likely responsible for a fire that destroyed an electricity co-generation turbine at Vaagen Bros. Lumber in Colville, Washington on November 18, 2009. The blaze caused in excess of $1 million in damage and puts upwards of … Continue reading

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EKOS Corporation launches upgraded product for treating blood clots

The EKOS Corporation has launched the EkoSonic™ MACH4e, an upgraded product for faster and simpler removal of arterial and venous clots. According to a press release “the EkoSonic System is FDA-cleared for controlled and selective infusion of physician-specified fluids, including … Continue reading

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