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Bose, Kawas receive ‘Women to Watch in Life Science’ awards
May 28, 2015

By Alyssa Patrick, Economic Development, and
Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Bose,-left,-and-KawasSEATTLE – Professor Susmita Bose and Leen Kawas, CEO of a Washington State University spinoff company, will be recognized as “women to watch in life sciences” during the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association’s annual Life Science Innovation Northwest conference July 1 in Seattle.

Research funding for celiac-safe wheat, pain detection
May 21, 2015

lsdf-logoSEATTLE – Washington State University research projects about celiac disease-safe wheat and premature infant pain detection are among the ideas to receive $2.9 million in funding from Washington’s Life Sciences Discovery Fund.

Industry/university bioplastics research center a first
December 3, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

bioplastics-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – “Plastics… There’s a great future in plastics.” That line from the 1967 movie, “The Graduate,” could be revised to say that the future is now in bioplastics.

New commercialization gap funding assists WSU innovators
August 4, 2014

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Commercialization

commercializationSEATTLE – Washington State University researchers can get in-house money to move their innovations from the lab to the marketplace through a new commercialization gap-funding (CGF) program.

Partnership with Accelerator advances economic development
July 29, 2014

SEATTLE – Washington State University has entered into a strategic partnership with the Seattle-based biotech investment and management company Accelerator Corp., becoming one of eight new Northwest institutional partners in the company’s $51.1 million venture.

Plant biotech startup speeds propagation
July 9, 2014

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

tiny-plant-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers-turned-entrepreneurs have developed a method for growing trees three times faster while conserving water and reducing the need for pesticides – and they just made their first sale.

March 4: RSVP for Office of Commercialization open house
February 25, 2014

office-of-comm-logo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A free open house with light refreshments will give the Washington State University community the opportunity to meet staff from the Office of Commercialization, discover what it does for WSU and learn how to use its resources.

WSU streamlines research commercialization process
February 13, 2014

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – Universities play a critical role in the commercialization of new technologies, and Washington State University is among the research, land-grant institutions developing new knowledge making a difference locally, nationally and internationally.

Microwave pasteurization improves food safety, flavor
February 10, 2014

By Sabrina Zearott for CAHNRS communications

Juming-Tang-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A new technology available to food companies increases product quality while reducing the chance of contaminated chilled or frozen meals being sold in retail markets.