Monthly Archives: October 2010

MicroGREEN debuts revolutionary recycled PET plastic

MicroGREEN Polymers, an Arlington-based developer of environmentally friendly recycled plastic products, has unveiled InCycle™, “a revolutionary transformation of recycled PET into a lightweight, insulating, grease and moisture proof, printable sheet, as a cost-effective, sustainable alternative for print, packaging, and container … Continue reading

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WTC is hiring!

Washington Technology Center is currently hiring for the following positions: an SBIR Program Manager and a Microfabrication Laboratory Staff Engineer. Visit our job openings page for job descriptions and application instructions. Learn more at the WTC Job Openings page

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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 Thursday, December 9, 2010 from 11 a.m. – noon at the headquarters … Continue reading

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Life Sciences Discovery Fund to start new initiative with Omeros proceeds

Washington’s Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) announced “a $5 million grant to Seattle-based Omeros Corporation to discover, develop, and commercialize new drugs to treat a variety of major diseases. With successful generation of proceeds through partnering and the sales of … Continue reading

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Omeros gains $20M from Vulcan and $5M from Life Sciences Discovery Fund

Omeros Corporation, a Seattle-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced “that it has received $20 million from Vulcan Capital (Vulcan) and a grant award for $5 million from Washington State’s Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) to support the advancement of the Company’s … Continue reading

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WBBA: Innovative Investing in Global Health – Nov. 3, 2010 – Seattle

Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association presents “Innovative Investing in Global Health: What’s in it for your organization?” on Wednesday November 3, 2010 from 5-7 p.m. at Seattle Biomedical Research Institute. Program panelists include moderator Melinda Moree of BIO Ventures for … Continue reading

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Current SBIR/STTR funding opportunities

The current alert from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s SBIR/STTR Alerting Service includes: ·         NIH/CDC SBIR Contract Solicitation Deadline Reminder ·         NSF FY-2011 STTR Opens ·         DOC NOAA FY2011 SBIR Solicitation Opens ·         EPA and NSF SBIR Opportunities for Environmental Technology ·         … Continue reading

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TREN event: Trade Secrets – the quiet alternative to patents – Nov. 16, 2010 – Richland, WA

The Three Rivers Entrepreneur Network presents its November seminar: “Trade Secrets — the quiet alternative to patents.” For the intellectual property owner seeking to intelligently manage its portfolio, trade secrets are a key element that should not be overlooked. Jeff … Continue reading

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Alliance of Angels 10-Minute Pitch Clinic for entrepreneurs – Nov. 8, 2010 – Seattle

The Alliance of Angels 10-Minute Pitch Clinic is an educational event tailored specifically to entrepreneurs on how to effectively pitch a startup business plan to angel investors. The clinic includes an overview of Alliance of Angels rigorous four-step process, in-depth … Continue reading

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"State of Manufacturing in Washington" poll results

Impact Washington will be revealing the results of a comprehensive survey of 400 Washington manufacturers at a series of events statewide in November, December and January. Results will also be available in November on the organization’s website. Learn more at … Continue reading

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