UW Start-ups

More than 250 companies have been started by UW template students and faculty or with UW technology.

Portage Bay Photonics is developing integrated silicon photonic devices that will enable revolutionary increases in the speed of optical systems, computers and other communication devices.
Soluxra Soluxra produces advanced polymer materials for application as key components in the next generation of telecommunications, optical computing, and clean energy devices. The company’s materials technology impacts the performance of these devices where bandwidth, energy efficiency, and flexibility in design and processing are essential.
Zwitter Technologies Zwitter Technologies is developing surface coatings based on zwitterionic thin films that that are highly resistant to fouling—nonspecific biomolecular adsorption and microorganism attachment from complex biological media.