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    UW Professor Jim Olson’s start-up company Blaze Bioscience Raises $8.5M to help surgeons pinpoint cancer with “tumor paint”

    Seattle biotechnology start-up Blaze Bioscience has raised $8.5 million to continue developing technologies that are designed to help surgeons more easily identify cancer cells in the body. Total funding in the company now stands at $9.8 million. Blaze said that the money came from individual investors, including doctors and biotech execs. Blaze’s Tumor Paint technology is designed to provide real-time, high-resolution visualization of cancer cells,View More

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    March 7: A Networking Event for UW Life Sciences Researchers and Regional Entreprenuers

    This C4C event is a unique opportunity for UW researchers to mix and mingle with leading regional entrepreneurs, advisors, and VCs, as well as the commercialization specialists from C4C. Learn everything you want to know about UW commercialization programs and spinning out a company. Who knows, your conversations may spark new ideas, relationships, or a new UW start-up. As always, we’ll have our coveted SWAG,View More

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    JOIN US for Bonnie Ramsey’s March 28 lecture, ”The Role of Therapeutics Development in Academia”

    Presenting the next in our series of Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows lectures: “The Role of Therapeutics Development in Academia – Examining the Cystic Fibrosis Research Community as a Model of Success,” Professor Bonnie Ramsey will share lessons learned from shepherding two Cystic Fibrosis drugs successfully through FDA approval — TOBI and Kalydeco. WHEN: March 28 | 3:00 to 5:00 pm WHERE: Foege Auditorium (S-060), FoegeView More

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    UW Hosts Data Conference for Non-Profits

    2-Day Conference Focuses on Managing and Using Data More Effectively DRIVE (Data, Reporting, Insight, and Visualization Exchange) 2013, the only data conference specifically for non-profits, will take place February 20 and 21 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle. DRIVE 2013 brings together IT professionals, development officers, alumni relations professionals, and others to gain insight and share best practices around data use. WhileView More

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    Video: Funding your commercializaton project through a corporate partnership

    If you missed the C4C talk in December by UW Professor Daniel Chiu, on funding a start-up through investment by a corporate partners, we’ve created a 10-minute video synopsis that you can view here. This talk is part of the C4C’s lecture series featuring UW Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows. Daniel T. Chiu is the A. Bruce Montgomery Professor of Chemistry, Endowed Professor of Analytical Chemistry,View More

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    At one year anniversary, New Ventures Facility nears capacity

    UW launched it’s start-up incubator, the New Ventures Facility at Fluke Hall, one year ago on February 8, 2012, to provide start-up businesses access to critical lab and office space near the UW campus. Today, it is near capacity with a host of promising, early-stage companies in life sciences, clean tech, and advanced materials. They include: Kitotech Medical is a medical device company, which isView More