Category Archives: IPZs

Washington awards $1.5M in Innovation Partnership Zone grants in Bothell, Walla Walla, Tri-Cities and Snohomish County

The Washington State Department of Commerce announced $1.5 million in grants to Innovation Partnership Zones (IPZs) in Bothell, Walla Walla, Tri-Cities and Snohomish County. Winners of the 2009 IPZ grants: Bothell Biomedical Device IPZ – $500,000 for the Washington MedTech … Continue reading

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Spokane IPZ completes data center

The Spokane University District Innovation Partnership Zone completed development of a state-of-the-art data center to be used for research and development, leading to commercialization of technologies and products on the WSU Spokane campus. Related external links (will open a new … Continue reading

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Central Washington energy consortium gains Innovation Partnership Zone designation

Washington’s Department of Commerce announced October 1, 2009 that a Kittitas County partnership focused on developing renewable energy technologies has been designated as an Innovation Partnership Zone. The partnership, called the Central Washington Region Energy Consortium, is comprised of Kittitas … Continue reading

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Opening of Bellingham’s Waterfront Innovation Zone: Technology Development Center

Bellingham’s Waterfront Innovation Zone: Technology Development Center celebrated its dedication and grand opening on September 28, 2009. Governor Gregoire attended the ceremony along with representatives from the center’s partners: Western Washington University, Bellingham Technical College and the Port of Bellingham. … Continue reading

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Clean Technology Innovation Partnership Zone in Pullman, Wash. is featured in video

In a five-minute video, Don Tilton, Ph.D., founder of the Green IT Alliance, describes the Pullman, Washington Innovation Partnership Zone which is establishing a clean technology research center of excellence and a small-business incubator. In 2008, the Green IT Alliance … Continue reading

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Bellingham Innovation Zone preview event — June 19, 2009

The Bellingham waterfront Innovation Partnership Zone will be the program topic at the June 19, 2009 monthly luncheon hosted by TAG (Technology Alliance Group for Northwest Washington). Representatives from the Port of Bellingham, Western Washington University and Bellingham Technical College … Continue reading

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Innovation Partnership Zones will spur economic development

Governor Gregoire announced the designation of 11 Innovation Partnership Zones, geographic areas that will promote and develop the state‚Äôs regional economies. Washington Technology Center will help support these communities as part of their overall development strategy. Communities designated as Innovation … Continue reading

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