Monthly Archives: January 2011

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, January 13, 2011 from 10:30 a.m. – noon at the headquarters … Continue reading

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Washington Technology Center awards lab access to Assay Dynamics

Assay Dynamics will utilize process tools through WTC’s Microfabrication Laboratory Access Program to produce and test a novel analytical test card designed for medical diagnostics. SEATTLE – January 4, 2011 – Washington Technology Center has announced an award under its … Continue reading

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Sirti Foundation awards $1.5 million for energy innovation

The Sirti Foundation, a private foundation established in support of Sirti, announced that five projects from among twenty applicants were awarded a total of $1.5 million from the Sirti Foundation Energy Innovation Fund. Companies with winning projects: Demand Energy, Great … Continue reading

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MicroGREEN raises $2.68 million

MicroGREEN Polymers, an Arlington-based developer of environmentally friendly recycled plastic products, has raised $2.68 million in equity capital according to an SEC filing reported by Xconomy. MicroGREEN recently debuted its recycled plastic product, which uses a proprietary technology to change … Continue reading

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IsoRay gains $4.3 million in financing agreement

IsoRay, Inc., a Richland-based developer of cancer therapies, has announced a securities purchase agreement with an investor to sell $2.25 million in common stock with the potential of $2,075,000 in additional funding. IsoRay plans to use net proceeds from the … Continue reading

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Washington No. 2 in 2010 State New Economy Index

Washington follows top-ranked Massachusetts in efforts to be competitive reports the 2010 State New Economy Index. The report was released by ITIF (The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation) and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Efforts are measured using 26 indicators … Continue reading

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Washington companies win $34 million in Therapeutic Discovery Project Grants

Washington life sciences companies won more than $34 million in grants through the U.S. Internal Revenue Service under the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Program which was created by the Affordable Care Act. The grant covers up to 50 percent of … Continue reading

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VentriPoint deploys its cardiac image analysis system

VentriPoint Diagnostics Ltd., a Seattle-based provider of diagnostic tools to monitor patients with heart disease, has announced the second successful deployment of its cardiac image analysis system. The VentriPoint Medical System (VMS) was installed at the Rikshospitalet University Hospital in … Continue reading

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Why investing in innovation is wise for Washington

WTC’s interim executive director, Chris Coleman, lays out the case for investing in innovation in a guest column in the Vancouver Business Journal. Only through competitive companies that create jobs can the state develop the tax revenues to support vital … Continue reading

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