Monthly Archives: February 2010

EKOS announces a groundbreaking study for brain blood clot removal

EKOS Corporation, a Bothell-based medical device company, announced February 25, 2010 that Dr. David W. Newell of Seattle’s Swedish Neuroscience Institute presented to the American Heart Association International Stroke Conference a clinical study on removing brain and ventricular blood clots … Continue reading

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3TIER raises $3 million in equity financing

3TIER, a Seattle-based provider of renewable energy assessment and power forecasting services, raised $3,001,701 in equity financing according to a February 25, 2010 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In other news, 3TIER recently announced “the completion of … Continue reading

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Arcadia Biosciences wins $855,500 federal stimulus grant

Arcadia Biosciences, an agricultural technology company, has received a two-year, $855,500 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The grant was awarded … Continue reading

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McKinstry launches Web site for its new innovation incubator center

The McKinstry Innovation Center Web site details its offerings for “bringing emerging companies under one roof and providing them with access to some of the best and brightest minds at McKinstry.” McKinstry’s goal is to champion the advancement of some … Continue reading

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UW launches Energy Research Web site

University of Washington has launched a new Energy Research Web site to serve as a resource to find expertise in a given research area. The site is targeted at both the UW and industry communities. Site features include: Featured … Continue reading

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WINGS — new angel group in Washington focused on medical technology

A new angel investment group, WINGS (, is now accepting applications. WINGS is a non-profit angel investment organization that focuses on seed and early stage investments, specifically focused on medical technology companies located in Washington state.

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Magic Wheels helps first summit of Kilimanjaro by a paraplegic woman

Magic Wheels Inc., a Seattle-based maker of a patented, two-gear manual wheelchair wheel, supplied the wheels that helped Erica Davis, who’s paralyzed from the chest down, become the first paraplegic woman to summit Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. According to California’s … Continue reading

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