Category Archives: Life_Sciences

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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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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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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Insilicos wins $1.2M NIH grant

Insilicos, a developer of life science software, has been awarded a $1.2 million SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a 400-subject evaluation of its PreClue diagnostic test for cardiovascular disease. The study, which will take place … Continue reading

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Stratos Genomics raises $4M in Series-A round

Stratos Genomics, a Seattle-based startup focusing on low-cost DNA sequencing technology, closed a $4 million Series-A financing round led by Fisk Ventures. “The Stratos Genomics technology has the potential to revolutionize personalized medicine and bring genome sequencing technology to all. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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