Washington State: A great place to do business!
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The birthplace of such business legends as Amazon, Boeing, Costco, Expedia, Microsoft, Nordstrom, PACCAR, Starbucks and REI, Washington State offers site selectors and investors a critical mass of highly skilled workers in aerospace, advanced manufacturing, clean technology, information & communication technology (ICT), life sciences and maritime trades. Our culture of creativity and collaboration brought the world the age of jet travel, spawned an international coffee culture with a language all its own, built digital empires out of slivers of silicon and strings of binary code, and in the process, fundamentally changed the way people around the world shop, travel, eat, drink, relax, dress and think.
A pizza the action...
Move over Dominos and Pizza Hut. There's a new pizza place coming to towns all over the U.S. and U.K. While you may not have heard of MOD Pizza yet, you will soon. The Washington-based company's concept for artisan-style pizza served up fresh and fast (in just three minutes), has investors and customers talking.
Check out this delicious slice of Washington innovation...
Yeah, we invented that!
Every state wants to lay claim to inventing one thing or another. But the truth is, Washington State has invented some pretty amazing stuff over the years, including down parkas, the kidney dialysis machine, pickleball, Instant Breakfast, bone marrow transplantation, the Slinky Dog and a whole lot more
To help Washington small businesses grow statewide, the Department of Commerce has created the Economic Gardening program, which provides qualifying "second-stage" companies with consulting, data and intelligence that can help them reach the next level of growth and expansion.
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Washington State has a serious commitment to clean energy and reducing emissions across industries. As an aerospace leader, Washington researchers are…
The University of Washington has established a transformative Population Health Initiative. The goal is to collaborate with research organizations around…
Washington State industry sector leaders have a history of collaboration and cross-pollination to create cutting edge solutions. Technology companies have brought their expertise…
Washington State’s per acre harvest of potatoes is twice the national average, about 30 tons per acre. Washington leads the nation…
Washington State life science companies are leaders in research and development of life saving protocols and instruments. The Fred Hutchinson…