Partnership increases economic growth

VANCOUVER – Washington State Lt. Gov. Brad Owen will visit WSU Vancouver at 1:30 p.m., Feb. 21 to highlight recent grants from the Washington Technology Center (WTC) to researchers at WSU Vancouver. “We are really seeing a trend toward this kind of engagement between the state, university research facilities and private industry,” said Hal Dengerink, […]

Research, industry leaders convene for Tech Summit

Pacific Northwest technology leaders and Gov. Chris Gregoire and will convene in Bellevue April 12 for the 2007 Washington State Technology Summit. The Washington State Technology Summit — an annual event that brings together the region’s entrepreneurs, researchers, industry executives, government officials, civic leaders and economic development champions — is designed to collectively examine technology […]

Grant proposals accepted by Washington Technology Center

The Washington Technology Center is currently accepting proposals for its fall 2006 Research and Technology Development (RTD) Awards program. To attract applicants from Eastern Washington, WTC is hosting one-hour information sessions on the RTD grants program at Washington State University on Aug. 30 from 10-11 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m.   WTC awards up to $1.2 million […]

Governor appoints three to technology board

Gov. Christine Gregoire has appointed three WSU administrators to the Washington Technology Center Board of Directors. That gives WSU three out of six positions on the higher education portion of that board.The three new directors include Hal Dengerink, chancelor of WSU Vancouver (photo left); Ralph Cavalieri, associate dean and director of the Agricultural Research Center; and […]

Faculty receive grants from Washington Technology Center

The Washington Technology Center recently awarded grants to eight Washington research groups teamed with local companies to commercialize new technologies. Four of these grants went to Washington State University faculty. The 2006 RTD awards winners from WSU are: Diter von Wettstein, Crop & Soil Sciences; Jinwen Zhang, Wood Materials & Engineering; Carter Clary, Biological Systems Engineering; Vikram Yadama, […]

Pullman labeled a ‘hot bed’ for intellectual property

Imagine this … Pullman has been labeled a “hot bed of intellectual property” by the Washington Techonology Center. Pullman, Washington, in the heart of the Palouse.In an Aug. 10 press release it was stated: WTC’s 2005 Index of Innovation & Technology indicates Pullman’s strong performance in key technology economy measures, and that the region is ripe to […]

Engineering CEO discusses World Trade Center lesson

The twin towers of the New York World Trade Center were hailed as structural engineering marvels in the mid-1960s. Then came Sept. 11, 2001. The structural engineering of those towers was the work of Jon Magnusson and his civil engineering firm, which has since grown to Skilling Ward Magnusson Barkshire, based in Seattle. Magnusson is […]