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    Propelling ideas from lab to marketplace: Local reporters tour NVF

    Story by Clare LaFond Photos & video by Conrado Tapado C4C recently hosted an inter-active tour for journalists at our New Ventures Facility, where they got a first-hand look at the latest technologies moving from lab to market. Watch the KING 5 story, read more in Puget Sound Business Journal, and check out photos from the event below. C4C is helping researchers from across UWView More

  • UW start-up MicroGREEN is taking off

    Innovative MicroGreen Polymers has secured deals with several airlines to provide in-flight hot beverage cups that are environmentally friendly: cups made from plastic that can be recycled repeatedly. Read more in the Herald Business Journal.

  • Taking hearing loss research into the real world

    UW start-up Oricula Therapeutics has raised cash to commercialize medicine that can help prevent hearing loss. Read more in PSBJ and GeekWire.

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    UW delegation heads to Taiwan for AUTM Asia 2014

    By Clare LaFond UW Center for Commercialization From new discoveries and innovations to forming successful start-up companies, opportunities abound for Asia’s emerging markets. It’s a topic that will be explored in depth this week when a University of Washington delegation travels to Taipei, Taiwan for the annual AUTM Asia conference April 9-11. AUTM Asia is the international version of the Association of University Technology ManagersView More

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    WCTA Clean Technology Showcase

    The Washington Clean Technology Alliance presents the inaugural Clean Technology Showcase, a one day event to network, learn and invest. The Showcase will feature the latest clean tech innovations from Northwest companies and research institutions. Expert speakers and break-out sessions will further highlight over 20 companies focused on sustainability and new technologies. Enjoy table-top presentations, poster sessions and business development opportunities. Full-day registration includes breakfast,View More

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    BluHaptics: Underwater robotics with a human touch

    Story by Clare LaFond Photos & video by Conrado Tapado (except where noted) It should be just as easy to use a robotic arm as it is to use your own hand. That’s the thinking behind UW start-up BluHaptics, which is taking telerobotics — controlling robots from a distance — to a new level: underwater. Using technology developed by Dr. Howard Chizeck’s lab in theView More