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COVID-19 Potential Funding Opportunities

Mar. 16, 2020 | Uncategorized

On March 6, 2020 the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 (P.L. 116-123),  passed with near unanimous support in both the House and Senate and was signed into law by the President. The bill provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. Key highlights are below. […]

COVID-19 Announcement & Special Funding Opportunities

Mar. 13, 2020 | DRIVe

COVID-19 Special Announcement of Funding Opportunities: (View PDF Flyer) If your company is developing therapeutics, vaccines, or other products (e.g. software platforms, wearable technologies, personal protective equipment, etc.) that could help combat the COVID-19 pandemic, please see below for potential opportunities for partnership and funding! The Office of Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) is supporting the U.S. Government to identify […]

Happy 2019 and things to come

Jan. 3, 2019 | Uncategorized

Happy 2019 from the Life Science Washington Institute! 2018 was a busy and productive year for LSWI. I wanted to share some of the highlights and accomplishments and let you know what we have planned for 2019. 2018 In Review: Signature Events: We kicked off 2018 with the Washington State Life Science Entrepreneurship Summit in […]

20 Pacific Northwest Life Science Startups Shine in the Investor Spotlight

Sep. 25, 2018 | Events

On September 21st, Life Science Washington Institute hosted a trade show-style life science startup showcase for an investor-only crowd. The Best of the Northwest Showcase featured 20 hand-selected life science startups. These startups are developing the next generation of innovation in medical devices, diagnostics, therapeutics and digital health. The event was convened to unite the […]

3 Promises of The Best of the Northwest Showcase

Aug. 24, 2018 | Events

A note from Life Science Washington Institute Executive Director Francisco R. Velázquez, MD, SM On September 21st, Life Science Washington Institute will hold a celebration of local entrepreneurship during which investors will meet with twenty of the top up-and-coming biotech startups in the Pacific Northwest. The entrepreneurs will provide investors with a peek behind the curtain […]