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01/31/2005 - Terabyte Tidbits

Eastern Edge Examines Technology Transfer
Tuesday, February 1, Eastern Washington University, in partnership with the Spokane Area Economic Development Council (EDC), will present “Eastern Edge: Technology Transfer from Spark to Fire” at 11:30 a.m., at the Ridpath Hotel. The event will feature Harm-Jan Steenhuis, Ph.D., author of “Technology Transfer Analysis of Inland Northwest Research,” the latest monograph from EWU’s Institute of Public Policy & Economic Analysis. Cost is $10 per person. RSVP immediately by calling (509) 235-5034 or on-line at www.ewu.edu/easternedge.

Hogan Has a Record Number of Business Plan Competition Entries.
A record number of over 70 teams have entered the 2004-2005 Business Plan Competition. This year’s competition is being conducted in collaboration with the Eastern Washington University Center for Entrepreneurship Activities and the Whitworth College School of Commerce and Global Management. Entries include graduate and undergraduate students from all three institutions. A record total of $42,500 in prize money will be available in three categories: Student-Generated (for original student ideas), Community-Based (for students working on ideas from entrepreneurs in the community), and Social Enterprises (for students creating non-profits or working with existing non-profits in the community.) Funding is available thanks to a generous grant from the Herbert B. Jones Foundation of Seattle and a contribution from Avista Corporation as major sponsors of the competition.

Hogan’s New Venture Lab (NVL) has Ten Clients
The student-run “idea incubator” is currently working with ten clients from the community. Nearly forty students are working in teams to conduct research and feasibility analyses that will, in some cases, lead to the development of business plans. The NVL Leadership Team has been busy recruiting teams, organizing the NVL infrastructure, and documenting progress on projects. Anyone interested in serving as a Coach/Advisor for one of the project teams, please contact Norm Leatha, Hogan Program Assistant Director, 323-3402, leatha@jepson.gonzaga.edu. For more information on the NVL, contact NVL Student Manager, Evan Castiglia at 323-3410 or ecastigl@gonzaga.edu.

An Introduction to .NET presented by Michael Stokesbary, Itron
Tuesday, February 8, 2005, SITSA - Spokane IT SIG Alliance presents “An Introduction to .NET”. Socializing: 5:30 pm; Presentation: 6:00 pm. The seminar will be at Gonzaga University, Herak Engineering Center, Room 301, 3rd floor, 502 E. Boone Ave. Spokane, Washington 99258. Visit http://sitsa.org/events.php#map for a map. Cookies will be provided. Free Admission. Parking is available on Sharp and the surrounding neighborhood. On campus parking requires a permit.

This presentation will cover the background behind .NET (dot-net), the basics of what makes up the .NET runtime, and applications for .NET. If you are looking to get into .NET development and want to know a little bit of what .NET is, then this is the talk for you.

Leveraging Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Grants to Develop Your Business
February 15, 2005, 11:30 – 1:00, University of Idaho Research Park, 721 Lochsa St., Conference Room, Post Falls, ID 83854. WaFAST, a consortium promoting Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs in Washington, the Spokane Intercollegiate Research & Technology Institute (SIRTI) and TechConnectNorth invite you to attend a lunch networking opportunity featuring Jim Roberts from Foresight Science & Technology, a nationwide company that specializes in assisting SBIR-winning companies in bringing high technology products to market. The session will focus on the commercialization process leveraging an SBIR grant award and how it provides credibility to develop your business that can result in commercial success. Admission is $15. Space is limited and early registration is appreciated for planning purposes; please register by Monday, February 14, 2005 by sending an email to jeanm@sirti.org or calling Jean at 358-2055.

Mirroring Local Customs – Working with Informal Organizations
Wednesday, February 16 Technet’s Innovation Workshop and Speaker Series presents an innovation management workshop and lunch.
Location: Gonzaga University Foley Library, Teleconferencing Room
Time: 9:45 Registration, Workshop: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Cost: $20 for RSVP’d Members and students (scholarships available), $30 for non-members, $30 at the door
R.S.V.P.: at 509-242-TECH (8324)
Leadership Training and Other Oxymorons
Thursday, February 17 Technet Innovation Series Dinner
Location: Gonzaga University, Globe Room Cataldo Building
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Social Hour) 6:00 – 9:00 pm (Dinner/Networking)
Cost: $30 for RSVP’d Members and students (scholarships available) $40 for non-members, $40 at the door
R.S.V.P. at: 509-242-TECH (8324)
Both events will be presented by David Schmaltz Founder, True North pgs, Inc. and Amy Schwab President, True North pgs, Inc. For more information, visit http://www.technetnw.org/.

The Power of Angel Investing
Friday, March 4, 2005 Connect Northwest and Washington Technology Center Angel Network are pleased to present “The Power of Angel Investing -- A Workshop for Private Investors.” Breakfast 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m., Workshop 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Reception 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Power of Angel Investing is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of angel investing for private investors with limited or no angel investment experience and for experienced investors who want to round out their knowledge of angel investing. The seminar is offered in a "protected environment", without solicitations from service providers and entrepreneurs looking for angel financing. In order to provide adequate opportunities for interacting with the experts and other participants, registration will be limited to 25 individuals.

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