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Washington Research Foundation Provides Additional $1.5M Grant for Dr. Jim Olson’s Novel Immunotherapy Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

September 19, 2019 | WRF Press Release

Corie L. Cobb receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

September 11, 2019 | UW Mechanical Engineering News

Director of the year: Committing to board is like a marriage, Adriane Brown says

September 11, 2019 | Puget Sound Business Journal

Former head of Allen Family Foundation to step into interim lead role at ArtsFund

August 21, 2019 | Puget Sound Business Journal

New tools to minimize risks in shared, augmented-reality environments

August 20, 2019 | UW News

How the Pacific Ocean influences long-term drought in the Southwestern U.S.

August 6, 2019 | UW News

Five-Weeks In and Thriving: Commercialization Fellowship Projects

August 1, 2019 | Institute of Translational Health Sciences News

Will Canestaro honored in Puget Sound Business Journal's 40 Under 40 class of 2019

July 29, 2019 | Puget Sound Business Journal

WSU Office of Commercialization targets health sciences’ potential for technology transfer

July 26, 2019 | WSU Insider

Adriane Brown named a Director of the Year by Puget Sound Business Journal

July 24, 2019 | Puget Sound Business Journal

Patterns in DNA reveal hundreds of unknown protein pairings

July 11, 2019 | EurekAlert!

Restoring Vision With Bionic Eyes: No Longer Science Fiction

July 9, 2019 | PCMag

Back to Basics: UW's Ben Hall Always Found Room to Roam

July 2019 | UW College of Arts & Sciences News

Professor Cody Schlenker Wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

June 25, 2019 | UW Clean Energy Institute News

Research as a platform for change

June 19, 2019 | UW Undergraduate Academic Affairs News

Spring 2019 CoMotion Innovation Gap Fund Winners Announced

June 14, 2019 | CoMotion Blog

Sparking Interest

June 10, 2019 | WSU Voiland College News

Commerce awards $1 million to support small businesses in life sciences and health IT

May 29, 2019 | State of Washington Department of Commerce press release

Origami-inspired materials could soften the blow for reusable spacecraft

May 24, 2019 | UW News

Building a Talent Pipeline: Who’s Giving Big for Data Science on Campus?

May 19, 2019 | Inside Philanthropy

WRF CEO Ron Howell Receives UW College of Engineering Diamond Award

May 16, 2019 | UW College of Engineering News

Defining Microbiome Health through a Host Lens

May 14, 2019 | mSystems

Life Science Washington Announces 2019 Inductees into the Washington Life Science Hall of Fame

April 23, 2019 | Business Wire

Washington Research Foundation (WRF) Postdoctoral Fellowships Application Now Open

April 22, 2019 | WRF Press Release

UW virtuoso of mobile sensing technology receives ACM Prize in computing

April 3, 2019 | UW News

Landaas presents PupilScreen app at Dawg Days in the Desert

March 18, 2019 | CHOICE News

Alison Weber named a WRF Postdoctoral Fellow

March 13, 2019 | UW Department of Biology

Washington Research Foundation Launches Search for Venture Analysts

March 13, 2019 | WRF Press Release

Eight postdoctoral researchers at the University of Washington receive awards from the Washington Research Foundation

March 12, 2019 | UW News

Eyedropper startup Nanodropper wins top prize at Univ. of Washington health innovation challenge

March 7, 2019 | GeekWire

WRF Supports 10 More Postdoctoral Fellows to Work on Areas of Critical Need

February 28, 2019 | WRF Press Release

Stage III simulation receives commercialization license from WSU

February 20, 2019 | WSU Insider

Wildfire sparks undergraduate research interest

February 8, 2019 | WSU Insider

Three awards from US Energy Department to fuel UW solar cell research

January 16, 2019 | UW News

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $74B acquisition of Juno parent Celgene puts Seattle biotech world on alert

January 10, 2019 | GeekWire

What’s one piece of tech you couldn’t live without?

December 28, 2018 | GeekWire

UW Solar Researcher Named to Forbes 30 Under 30: Energy List

December 18, 2018 | CEI News

Interpreting Mosaics of Ocean Biogeochemistry

December 17, 2018 | Earth & Space Science News

Professor exploring tumors in Tasmanian devils

December 7, 2018 | The Daily Evergreen

Cryo-EM: A Titan in Seattle

Winter 2018 | UW Department of Biochemistry Newsletter

Geek of the Week: Science, tech and startups fuel William Canestaro at Wash. Research Foundation

November 30, 2018 | GeekWire

Flying Fish adds 4 new venture partners as it raises $80M fund for Pacific Northwest startups

November 30, 2018 | GeekWire

Stem Cells to the Rescue

Fall 2018 | UW Medicine Magazine

Majority of HIV persistence during ART due to infected cell proliferation, not viral replication

November 16, 2018 | Hutch News

Professor Brian B. Johnson Leads Department of Energy-Funded Research to Halve Cost of Solar Power Electronics

November 14, 2018 | CEI News

UW Chemistry Postdoc makes Forbes "30 Under 30"

November 2018 | UW College of Arts & Sciences News

Scientists engineer a functional optical lens out of 2D materials

November 13, 2018 | UW News

Revolutionary Printer for Sustainable Electronics Comes to Washington Clean Energy Testbeds

November 6, 2018 | CEI News

Meet Will Canestaro, Health Innovation Practicum Instructor

September 26, 2018 | University of Washington Foster Blog

Here are more than 50 women VCs and angel investors backing startups in Seattle and Portland

September 18, 2018 | GeekWire

Fluorescence activating protein made from scratch for first time

September 13, 2018 | UW Medicine Newsroom

New biologies: Life Sciences building will bring problem-solvers together

August 30, 2018 | Columns: The University of Washington Alumni Magazine

Physicists Find Way to Address Field’s “Big Data” Gap

August 23, 2018 | NYU

Progress toward personalized medicine

August 17, 2018 | EurekAlert!

Presidential award generates pride in mentoring program

July 31, 2018 | WSU Insider

HyperSciences wins support for ram accelerator from NASA, Shell — and from crowdfunding

July 28, 2018 | GeekWire

Three Clean Energy Postdoctoral Fellows Awarded Mistletoe Research Fellowships

July 18, 2018 | UW CEI News

Turning research into impact

July 16, 2018 | UW College of Engineering

Stem cells help fix damaged hearts in monkeys; human testing is on the way

July 2, 2018 | GeekWire

MicroConnex is partnering with UW professor J. Devin MacKenzie to develop a new manufacturing process for printed flexible electronics at the Washington Clean Energy Testbeds

June 28, 2018 | Washington Clean Energy Testbeds News

Mary Regier Named Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

June 8, 2018 | UW Department of Bioengineering

Dr. Sean Gibbons joins ISB faculty as WRF Distinguished Investigator

June 4, 2018 | ISB News

Applications Now Being Accepted for Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

May 22, 2018 | WRF Press Release

Washington Research Foundation grant brings on four new biology faculty just in time for new Life Sciences Building

May 17, 2018 | UW News

Washington Research Foundation awards fellowships to UW researchers

April 24, 2018 | UW News

Researchers develop algorithm to locate fake users on social networks

April 18, 2018 | Voxy

Kameron Harris awarded Washington Research Foundation fellowship

April 17, 2018 | UW Computational Neuroscience Center

WRF Announces 10 Inaugural Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellows

April 12, 2018 | WRF Press Release

Designing and Growing Quantum Materials for Energy and Information Technology

March 22, 2018 | CEI News

Adriane M. Brown Elected to Raytheon Board of Directors

March 13, 2018 | Company Press Release

UW students compete to invent neural engineering technology with potential for real-world impact

March 2018 | UW Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering

Allen School undergraduates earn national recognition for research excellence

February 12, 2018 | UW Allen School News

New fellowship will advance thoughtful health care innovation in Washington state

February 5, 2018 | UW Pharmacy News

Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad receives Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Career Development award

February 5, 2018 | UW Department of Bioengineering News

Fine Fellows

January 2018 | UW Medicine Advancement

Applications Open for 2018 WRF Innovation Undergraduate and Post-baccalaureate Fellowships in Neuroengineering at UWIN

January 25, 2018 | UW Institute for Neuroengineering

Team develops chemotherapy project

January 24, 2018 | The Daily Evergreen

A New Battery for Grid-Scale Energy Storage

January 23, 2018 | UW Clean Energy Institute

Synthetic protein packages its own genetic material and evolves

December 14, 2017 | EurekAlert!

Computational strategies overcome obstacles in peptide therapeutics development

December 14, 2017 | EurekAlert!

Office of Research announces 2018 Commercialization Gap Fund awards

December 5, 2017 | WSU News

Security researchers sign up to be the first customers for OneRadio’s signal receiver

December 5, 2017 | GeekWire

With launch of new night sky survey, UW researchers ready for era of 'big data' astronomy

November 14, 2017 | UW News

2017 WRF Innovation Graduate Fellowships in Neuroengineering awarded

November 3, 2017 | UW Institute for Neuroengieering

Kimberly Ruth Awarded WRF Fellowship

October 20, 2017 | UW Allen School Security and Privacy Research Lab News

Using Facebook data as a real-time census

October 12, 2017 | UW News

The Evolution of the Seattle Startup Scene

September 2017 print edition | Seattle Business

PupilScreen aims to allow parents, coaches, medics to detect concussion, brain injuries with a smartphone

September 6, 2017 | UW News

Largest Foundations in Washington State

September 1, 2017 | Puget Sound Business Journal

New app uses smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancer

August 28, 2017 | UW News

New NSF awards will bring together cross-disciplinary science

August 24, 2017 | EurekAlert!

Inside UW’s cutting-edge Clean Energy Testbeds, researchers seek breakthroughs to help the planet

August 19, 2017 | GeekWire

Alphabet snaps up smartphone-enabled screening tool developer

August 15, 2017 | MedCityNews

Merck Fellowship for Global Health and PNRI partner to advance promising antifungal

August 8, 2017 | EurekAlert!

Donors contribute record $562.7 million in private support to University of Washington; most donors in a single year

July 19, 2017 | UW News

Former executives from CNN, Gates Foundation and Microsoft join Hutch board of trustees

June 29, 2017 | Hutch News

To connect biology with electronics, be rigid, yet flexible

June 19, 2017 | UW Today

2017 UWIN Undergraduate and Post-baccalaureate Fellowships awarded

June 16, 2017 | UW Institute for Neuroengineering website

Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships Application Period Now Open

May 22, 2017 | WRF Press Release

WRF-ARCS Fellow Yasmeen Hussain Receives AAAS Congressional Fellowship

April 3, 2017 | UW Department of Biology

Microgrids Could Pave the Way for Future Energy Distribution

March 1, 2017 | R&D Magazine

How to be a curestarter

February 24, 2017 | Hutch News

New clean energy facility accelerates testing of cleantech innovations and launching of companies

February 16, 2017 | UW Today

UW CSE undergrad Nate Yazdani’s love of research “PLSE-es” through his veins

February 10, 2017 | UW CSE News

Here’s what five venture capitalists are predicting for 2017

January 2, 2017 | GeekWire

Seattle Week in Review: Light Reading for the Darkest Day

December 16, 2016 | Xconomy

Gap fund awards help get WSU innovations to market

December 15, 2016 | WSU News

Shwetak Patel named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery

December 8, 2016 | UW CSNE News

No peeking: Humans play computer game using only direct brain stimulation

December 5, 2016 | UW Today

Industry invests in future diversity via WSU team mentoring

December 1, 2016 | WSU News

Powin Energy Wins Contract for Energy Storage System from the Clean Energy Institute at the University of Washington

November 30, 2016 | EIN Newsdesk

What makes Bach sound like Bach? New dataset teaches algorithms classical music

November 30, 2016 | UW Today

Supporting innovation: If you build it, they will come

November 28, 2016 | WSU News

Student wins $7,500 research fellowship

November 7, 2016 | UW Bothell News

Tricking moths into revealing the computational underpinnings of sensory integration

November 2, 2016 | UW Today

Adriane Brown Joins Washington Research Foundation Board

October 31, 2016 | WRF Press Release

For the first time in humans, researchers use brain surface stimulation to provide ‘touch’ feedback to direct movement

October 26, 2016 | UW Today

Washington Research Foundation recognized for support of 100th Seatttle ARCS Foundation fellowship

October 18, 2016 | Seattle ARCS Foundation

Washington Research Foundation ranked number 9 in Puget Sound based on 2014 assets

September 16, 2016 | Puget Sound Business Journal

Enabling smart care through smartphones: Mobile health innovation for the greater good

Autumn 2016 | The Trend in Engineering: UW College of Engineering

HemaApp screens for anemia, blood conditions without needle sticks

September 7, 2016 | UW Today

THE BRAIN, BY THE NUMBERS

August 2016 | UW Perspectives Newsletter

Washington Research Foundation Adds New Board Members

August 2, 2016 | WRF Press Release

WRF Perfect Pitch & Poster Session a Success

July 19, 2016 | UW eScience Institute

Research fund partner helps WSU innovation advance

June 29, 2016 | WSU News

Will Canestaro Joins Washington Research Foundation Staff

June 21, 2016 | WRF Press Release

Z-ion+ Technologies team takes home first prize at Startup UW Bark Tank

May 20, 2016 | The Daily of the University of Washington

Six UW Students Selected for ITHS and WRF Summer MBA Fellowship Program

May 19, 2016 | Institute of Translational Health Sciences

University of Washington partners with Disney to develop cheap touch-sensitive paper

May 11, 2016 | GeekWire

Health sensing tool measures lung function over a phone call, from anywhere in the world

May 2, 2016 | ScienceDaily

BEAT BioTherapeutics Announces Scientific Presentation at American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Annual Meeting

May 2, 2016 | Business Wire

UW joins public-private partnership for flexible electronics

April 5, 2016 | UW Today

Guest commentary: Can we predict the innovative needs of the future?

March 24, 2016 | GeekWire

Gap fund awards help WSU innovations make an impact

March 17, 2016 | WSU News

Prof. Venkat Subramanian Presents at Congressional Showcase

March 8, 2016 | UW Chemical Engineering

A New Innovation Model for the 21st Century

March 3, 2016 | Real Clear Education

WRF Professor Bing Brunton awarded prestigious Sloan Fellowship

February 23, 2016 | UW Institute for Neuroengineering

Three UW professors win Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

February 18, 2016 | UW Today

Study tells of cancer patient’s unprecedented level of care

January 25, 2016 | NewsBeat: UW Health Sciences

Mitochondrial troublemakers unmasked in lupus

January 21, 2016 | EurekAlert!

Kevin Cable Joins Washington Research Foundation's Board of Directors

January 7, 2016 | WRF Press Release

Patient Investors, Impatient Researchers Essential for Clean Energy Future

December 21, 2015 | Xconomy

Big moves in protein structure prediction and design

December 16, 2015 | EurekaAlert!

Interview: Bill Gates talks about his dad’s influence on his life, the tech community and the world

November 30, 2015 | GeekWire

Bill Gates Sr. at 90: A giant impact on technology, philanthropy and the Seattle region

November 25, 2015 | GeekWire

Next Round WRF Innovation Fellowship Applications Are Due January 15, 2016

November 16, 2015 | UW Institute for Protein Design

Industry leaders gather at first ever University of Washington Innovation Summit in Shanghai

November 13, 2015 | UW Today

A knack for hacking: Students tackle neural engineering problems at the CSNE

November 11, 2015 | The Daily

WRF Supports Groundbreaking Heart Research at UW Medicine

October 21, 2015 | WRF Press Release

Affordable camera reveals hidden details invisible to the naked eye

October 15, 2015 | UW Today

Could Seattle Startup's New Metal Change The World?

October 12, 2015 | KUOW

Seattle Roundup: Dolly, ISB, Machine Learning, & More

October 5, 2015 | Xconomy

Washington Research Foundation Makes $2 Million Gift to Catalyze Bold New Health Care Initiative

September 30, 2015 | WRF Press Release

New wearable technology can sense appliance use, help track carbon footprint

September 8, 2015 | UW Today

UW students put data science skills to use for social good

August 31, 2015 | UW Today

UW to invest $37 million in nanofabrication lab critical to researchers, start-ups

August 3, 2015 | UW Today

Maker of sexually transmitted disease test wins UW business plan competition

May 22, 2015 | GeekWire

Engineering a better solar cell: UW research pinpoints defects in popular perovskites

April 30, 2015 | UW Today

Study reveals possible new avenues for breast cancer therapy

April 16, 2015 | EurekAlert!

WRF Innovation Fellows Research Symposium presentations

April 3, 2015 | UW Institute for Protein Design

New Air Force center at UW learns from animals for better flight

March 18, 2015 | UW CSE News

Congratulations - yet again - to Shwetak Patel

January 16, 2015 | UW CSE News

Kirkland resident awarded Washington Research Foundation Fellowship

January 12, 2015 | Kirkland Reporter

Recap of 2014 Venture Capital Trends by Region

January 12, 2015 | JD Supra Business Advisor

Cleantech Investment in Washington Tops $13 million in 3Q13

October 15, 2013 | Business Wire

Washington state venture capital firms, by the numbers

September 20, 2013 | Puget Sound Business Journal

Don’t Be Naïve: 7 Things to Know Before Taking a Biotech Startup Job

September 16, 2013 | Xconomy

Vote now for your favorite company in the TechFlash Cup startup challenge

September 16, 2013 | TechFlash

Local research groups team up in new way on life-saving blood device

September 5, 2013 | Puget Sound Business Journal

Paul Allen hires UW’s Oren Etzioni for new institute

September 4, 2013 | The Seattle Times

Microneedle patch could replace standard tuberculosis skin test

August 26, 2013 | UW Today

Wow of the week: How scorpions, spiders, potatoes and one patient’s story might revolutionize cancer treatment

August 24, 2013 | MedCity News

UW researchers report on genome of aggressive cervical cancer that killed Henrietta Lacks

August 7, 2013 | UW Today

Burnt sugar-derivative reduces muscle wasting in fly and mouse models of muscular dystrophy

August 1, 2013 | UW Today

Seattle-area influential investors to judge TechFlash Cup startup competition

July 26, 2013 | TechFlash

American CryoStem Welcomes Noted Cryopreservation Expert, Dr. Dayong Gao, to Medical & Scientific Advisory Board

June 24, 2013 | The Wall Street Journal

Silicon-based nanoparticles could make LEDs cheaper, greener to produce

June 12, 2013 | UW Today

New lab advances lithium battery market readiness

April 23, 2013 | WSU News

Tom Cable Inducted into Puget Sound Business Hall of Fame

April 16, 2013 | WRF Press Release