waterglassGlobal health institutions in Washington State are tackling tough problems and making lives better around the world. Sanitation has long been the source of diseases that devastate communities in the developing world. Janicki Bioenergy, a Washington State company, has designed a process for turning human waste into drinking water and generates electricity, too.

From finding treatments for disease and developing life-saving devices to practical on-site solutions to improve sanitation, Washington’s 500 global health organizations are dedicated to improving health throughout the world. The life sciences/global health hub in Washington State has the unique ability to collaborate with our robust information technology companies to bring new products to market that blend innovative ideas in healthcare with state-of-the-art technologies.

Read more in Geekwire and view a video of Janicki’s OmniProcessor.