Unmanned Safety Institute Brings Drone Curriculum to Bremerton

Posted by Betsy Lillian – Unmanned Aerial Online The Orlando, Fla.- based Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a subsidiary of ARGUS International Inc. and a provider of educational curriculum and industry certifications to students interested in a career as professional remote pilots, has expanded its drone education into Washington state. Bremerton School District, which is located across the Puget Sound from Seattle and has about 5,200 students, […] Read more »

Events, biz opps & 2016 Top Employers! Read it now!

Read KEDA’s latest newsletter for the latest biz opps, 2016 Top Employers results, and  information on great events happening this fall! Including: October 26th 3:00-6pm Decision Makers II: KITSAP- the next tech HOTSPOT? September 6th 7:30-9am Contracting Coffee Hour September 12th 7:30-9am  Kitsap Business Forum: FUELING MOTIVATION When You’re in the Driver’s Seat September 27th 11am-2:30pm  NW Maritime Defense Luncheon Read more »

Biz Opps: DOD SBIR 17.3 & STTR 17.C Broad Agency Announcements Pre-Release on August 25, 2017

The DOD SBIR 17.3 and the STTR 17.C Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) have been pre-released on the DOD SBIR/STTR Small Business Portal. You may now view the topics and ask technical questions through SITIS: https://sbir.defensebusiness.org/topics. DOD BAA/Solicitation Changes: The closing time to submit proposals has been changed from 6:00 a.m. ET to 8:00 p.m. ET on the closing day in order to better suit the needs […] Read more »

Classroom wing provides West Sound’s first new STEM space

The 14,000-square-foot addition offers an open, flexible space where middle schoolers in a struggling community can prepare to get ahead By IVI GABALES  – Rice Fergus Miller In a school district where over 60 percent of the student population is on free or reduced-price lunch and less than 60 percent meet national testing standards, a STEM school is a definite lifeline for its students. The West […] Read more »

DoD’s Innovation Initiative Remains Top Priority, Mattis Says

By Terri Moon Cronk – US Department of Defense News WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters yesterday that maintaining the Defense Department’s innovation initiative for the warfighter is a top priority for him, just as it was for his predecessor. En route to Seattle on a two-day trip to Washington and California — where the secretary will stop in Silicon Valley […] Read more »

Register for KITSAP-the next tech HOTSPOT?

DMII 2017 informs & inspires with a focus on technology developments in Kitsap    REGISTER NOW FOR EARLY BIRD PRICING! Join us Thursday, October 26th – 3:00-6:00pm at Kiana Lodge for KEDA’s signature Fall event; Decision Makers II. Register now for early bird pricing! DMII 2017 will share information on technology developments in Kitsap with a focus on workforce and talent development, regional connectivity and […] Read more »

Business & government leaders celebrate Kitsap-King connection

Puget Sound delegation tour Kitsap economic drivers on two-day study mission cosponsored by Puget Sound Regional Council and Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Terry Asla  •  Kitsap Daily News BREMERTON — “Puget Sound is [no longer] a division, it’s a connection.” With those words at the July 5 inaugural celebration for the fast ferry, Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent defined what she called the new thinking […] Read more »

Olympic College’s new role in stopping cyber attacks and viruses

New cyber range will enable local students to receive top-notch training close to home Mark Krulish   Kitsap Daily News POULSBO — Creating partnerships and building connections over geographical boundaries were major themes during a presentation July 13 at Olympic College on training the next wave of cybersecurity professionals right in their own backyards. The development of a new cyber range — which will be housed […] Read more »

Kitsap’s Olympic College and Western on the Peninsulas technology degree programs in the news!

Cybersecurity is hot, and these Washington colleges teach it Seattle Times, Katherine Long Cybersecurity experts are among the most sought-after workers in the tech field, and Washington colleges and universities are stepping up to help fill the many job vacancies. Click here to read more and learn about how WWU’s new CyberRange will prepare students for high demand jobs>> Olympic College offers BA in digital […] Read more »

Bremerton’s SuperCritical Technologies wins Washington DOC award

OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced five projects awarded matching grants from the state’s Clean Energy Fund to advance research and development in clean power technologies. They include innovative wave energy technology, a hybrid aircraft, bioenergy and small-scale electric power generation. The grants total just over $2.3 million, matched by another $33.2 million in non-state funding. “Washington state is committed […] Read more »