Monthly Archives: July 2010

UW research commercialization to generate $3.6B-$6.6B for state’s economy by 2020

A recently-released University of Washington report, “The Economic and Societal Impact of the University of Washington (FY 08-09),” provides details of the estimated $9.1 billion annual impact of UW on the region and state. The report highlights the UW Center for … Continue reading

Posted in Partner_News_and_More, UW, UW_Center_for_Commercialization | Leave a comment

Lab access awards available

The Microfabrication Laboratory Access Program awards short-term access to sophisticated MEMS fabrication equipment to small businesses in Washington. The next information session and lab tour will be held Monday, August 23, 2010 from 1-2 p.m. at the headquarters of Washington Technology Center … Continue reading

Posted in Access_Award, MEMS_and_Nanotechnology, Microfabrication_Lab, WTC_News | Leave a comment

Defense Symposium will address technology transfer opportunities – Aug. 12 in Bremerton

Representatives of the Pacific Northwest region’s maritime systems and military contracting communities will convene at the 2nd annual Pacific Northwest Defense Symposium to share insights and issues confronting the industry and to network with government personnel. WTC will be on … Continue reading

Posted in Defense_and_Security, Events, Funding, Partner_News_and_More, SBIR | Leave a comment

WBBA offering SBIR workshop in Seattle (8/3) and Spokane (8/4)

The Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association (WBBA) is offering “Secrets of NIH Small Business Grant Applications,” a half-day workshop led by Gregory Milman, Ph.D., director of the Office for Innovation and Special Programs in the National Institute of Allergy and … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Funding, Life_Sciences, Partner_News_and_More, SBIR, WBBA | Leave a comment

WTC social media survey finds LinkedIn and Facebook lead in usage

Washington Technology Center thanks the 568 people who responded to our social media survey conducted in June 2010. The survey found a high percentage of our audience (73.6 percent) uses social media tools such as Facebook, LinkedIn, discussion forums and, to a lesser … Continue reading

Posted in Social_Media_Survey, WTC_News | Leave a comment

EnerG2 manufacturing plant dedication ceremony Aug. 10

EnerG2, a Seattle-based startup in the energy storage market, will be hosting a manufacturing plant dedication ceremony on August 10th, 2010 at the future site of the EnerG2 Advanced Energy Storage Manufacturing Plant in Albany, Oregon. EnerG2 received $21.3 million … Continue reading

Posted in Company_and_Client_News, EnerG2, Energy | Leave a comment

Recently published: "All-inorganic thermal nanoimprint process"

The article “All-inorganic thermal nanoimprint process,” has been published in Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures (Vol.28, Issue 4). The authors, Dr. Dirk N. Weiss of Washington Technology Center and Drs. Stephen T. Meyers and Douglas … Continue reading

Posted in MEMS_and_Nanotechnology, OSU, WTC_News | Leave a comment

UW Partnership with Posture Wings™ Receives $5,000 for Biomechanics Testing

SEATTLE – July 14, 2010 – Washington Technology Center awarded $5,000 to the University of Washington to support a research collaboration with Posture Wings™. Posture Wings™, a Kirkland-based developer of a patent-pending posture-correcting bra, is partnered with Allan Tencer, Ph.D., … Continue reading

Posted in Funding, Life_Sciences, Posture_Wings, RTD, UW, WTC_News | Leave a comment

Washington Technology Center Awards $452,285 to Spur Innovation and Jobs

Five company-researcher projects have been awarded state funding for the development of innovative commercial technologies. SEATTLE — July 8, 2010 — Washington Technology Center has awarded a total of $452,285 in state funding to five researchers working with companies to … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Healionics, Hummingbird_Scientific, Life_Sciences, Pico_Computing, RTD, Simulab, Springstar, UW, WTC_News | Leave a comment

UW Partnership with Healionics Receives $82,500 for Infection-Reducing Biotechnology

Healionics continues development of an infection-reducing prototype catheter technology in partnership with University of Washington’s Department of Medicine. SEATTLE – July 8, 2010 – Washington Technology Center has awarded $82,500 in state funding to the University of Washington to support … Continue reading

Posted in Healionics, Life_Sciences, RTD, Seattle, UW, WTC_News | Leave a comment