Category Archives: Funding

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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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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GHTCP grant funding available for health technologies — apply by Nov. 30

Grant awards up to $300,000 are available from the Global Health Technology Competitiveness Program, a new program created in the 2010 special session of the State of Washington’s 61st Legislature. According to the RFP from the Washington Global Health Alliance, … 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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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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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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Omeros addiction program study wins $3.6M federal grant

Omeros Corporation, a Seattle-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (part of the NIH) has provided an additional grant — $3.6 million over four years — to fund clinical studies for the company’s addiction program. … Continue reading

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Galaxy Compound Semiconductors acquired by U.K. company

Galaxy Compound Semiconductors, Inc., a Spokane-based manufacturer of antimony substrates used in infrared technology, has been acquired by IQE, a U.K.-based supplier to the semiconductor industry. Galaxy’s management and key personnel are to remain as part of the acquisition, which … Continue reading

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