Category Archives: WEDC

Life sciences commercialization initiative signed into law by Governor Gregoire

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signed into law E2SSB 6015 which directs the department of community, trade, and economic development (CTED) to review commercialization and innovation in the life sciences and technology sectors. According to the final bill report, CTED is … Continue reading

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The Washington State Economic Development Commission has proposed a new economic development strategy

The Washington State Economic Development Commission has issued a proposal called “The Washington Innovation Economy: A New Economic Strategy for Prosperity.” Here’s an excerpt: “Washington State is in the midst of an unprecedented economic crisis that increases the need to … Continue reading

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Milbergs Appointed as Washington’s EDC Head

Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed Egils Milbergs director of the newly formed Economic Development Commission. Milbergs was selected through a joint process involving the governor and the Economic Development Commission. Related external links (will open a new window): Read the Governor’s … Continue reading

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