Perimatics is UW innovation lab’s 127th startup.

The hits just keep coming for the University of Washington’s CoMotion innovation lab. Perimatics is the latest in the long list of spinoffs CoMotion has spawned, its 127 startup to date. The new company is the brainchild of Kalyani Velagapudi and Bala Nair and...

Listening to fish.

Monitoring fish migration and managing the impact of dams on rivers has been an ongoing challenge to maintain sustainable fish populations. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington has developed the ability to record three-dimensional data...

$62 million? That’s a big 10-4 for Convoy.

With an eye on upending the way goods are moved across the U.S., Seattle startup Convoy has netted a nice nest egg to bring its vision to life. Like an Uber or Lyft for people, Convoy connects truckers with loads, bypassing the traditional system of brokers and manual...

Seattle recognized in top 5 of most innovative centers.

A publication focused on trend-setting corporate activity ranks cities that demonstrate robust innovation. Innovation Leader evaluated the amount of top-tier research organizations and investment in innovation, the presence of eco-systems, startup density, and...

Washington State: 3rd in Innovation, 1st in STEM.

Staying on the cutting edge of innovation and successfully bringing patentable products to market is the hallmark of a robust state economy.  Washington State ranks 3rd in innovation and 1st in concentration of STEM employment by the 2016 Bloomberg U.S. Innovation...

Personalized retail around the globe.

Whether you purchase your morning latte in your hometown or in London or Dubai, with cloud technology the customer experience can be exactly the same. No more worries about downloading a special in-country app for mobile payment or the hassle of currency exchange....

Human waste to biocrude oil in 45 minutes.

Society produces a lot of waste and finding ways to manage and reuse it has been a robust industry for decades. Now Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, WA has developed a new process called hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) that breaks down the...
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