Educate Innovate Prosper


Educate Innovate Prosper

Mark Your Calendar!

Don't miss out on the Technology Alliance's inaugural public policy conference on Thursday, December 12th at the SeaTac Marriot.  

Our agenda includes a morning of presentations that will establish a fundamental understanding of artificial intelligence with ample opportunity to engage and ask questions. Washington state AI experts will also share their work from both the east and west sides of the state! After lunch and a networking break, our conference will resume with a keynote discussion of the relevant policy issues and what is necessary to keep Washington competitive in AI.

For more details check out our event page here.

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities can be found here.

A Voice for Washington's Innovation Economy

The Technology Alliance is a statewide, non-profit organization of leaders from Washington’s technology-based businesses and research institutions united by our vision of a vibrant innovation economy that benefits all of our state's citizens. Through programs, events, data analysis, and policy activities, we advance excellence in education, research, and entrepreneurship to support the growth of our high-impact industries; the creation of high-wage jobs; and economic prosperity for our entire state.

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New Reports Available from the Technology Alliance:

Measuring the Economic Impact of Research on WA's Economy

The "Big Four" research institutes in Washington state – Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Washington, and Washington State University – drive innovation and prosperity statewide through new inventions, company spin-offs, and royalties. The combined economic impact of this effort is undeniable, but can it be measured? With over $2.5B in research expenditures each year, quantifying and understanding the outcomes from this investment is critical to guaranteeing this support continues and expands. With the help of its partners, the Technology Alliance aims to measure the impact of research and development on the state’s innovation-driven economy.

Read the full report here.

Government Drives Innovation Report

This comprehensive reports looks at private-public partnerships in high innovation states across the country and how public investment mechanisms that support the start-up infrastructure as well as the overall innovation economy can facilitate high-paying job growth, technological progress and generate economic momentum. The report analyzes these programs and looks at what Washington State can do to improve public investment in our entrepreneurs and technology economy as a whole.

Read the full report here.