Washington state’s small business assistance programs in Asotin and Whitman counties help rural entrepreneurs realize startup dreams, attract $20K contribution from Avista.
Commerce today designated a new Innovation Partnership Zone (IPZ) and reauthorized two other IPZs to help spur regional economic growth through key sectors such as manufacturing, global health and technology.
“Washington Maritime Blue 2050” project aims to lead the nation in sustainable ocean industry technology and practices, earns regional innovation strategy grant OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce was awarded a $500,000 grant through the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program to support Washington Maritime Blue 2050, a statewide vision for creating and expanding the nation’s most sustainable ocean industry and technology cluster.
Community Economic Revitalization Board awards grants for feasibility studies in Snohomish County OLYMPIA, WA – The Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) today announced $100,000 toward public infrastructure development and new economic feasibility studies on the Arlington Marysville Manufacturing Industrial Center near Smokey Point in Snohomish County. The center spans over 4,000 acres including land within the boundaries of both Arlington and Marysville, with close access to Paine Field and Interstate
More than $512 million in sales attributed to State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) since inception OLYMPIA, WA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded the Washington State Department of Commerce a sixth year of funding to help state small businesses grow through exporting. The $900,000 grant, part of the SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), is the highest and maximum amount awarded from a total $18 million nationwide.
Nearly 300 meetings yield new contracts, propel business dealings, attract investment for state’s aerospace and commercial space industries.
U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen and Washington State Department of Commerce Director Brian Bonlender will co-lead the state’s largest delegation ever to the International Paris Air Show June 19-25.
Two of largest projects include private partner investments of $120 million by Sunnyside Community Hospital Association for new hospital construction and $10 million by KW Partners/FedEx at Port of Everett. OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) today approved $4,956,250 in grants and low-interest loans for public infrastructure development and economic feasibility studies in nine counties across the state. The projects target business growth and job
Commerce’s Regulatory Roadmap program was announced as a Top 25 program in this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards competition by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
One of the most interesting things to watch at Hannover Messe is the connections our Washington companies make with each other while attending this huge international trade fair devoted to industrial technology and manufacturing.