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 »

KNKX Public Radio Interview: Western’s Cyber Range

Listen to KNKX Public Radio’s interview with Erik Fretheim, Director of the Information Systems Security Program at Western Washington University. Erik shares more about Western’s new Cyber Range facility that will be located at Western’s Poulsbo site. To learn more about the program visit, wwu.edu/ciss Read more »

Biz Opps: City of Tacoma new contract opportunities

The City of Tacoma has two new contracting opportunities. Click here for more information. Specification Number Type Due Date Title & Solicitation Documents Date issues IT17-0254F RFB 07/11/17 11am Cisco SMARTnet Maintenance Specification Register for the Bid Holders List   06/15/2017 ES17-0200F RFP 07/11/17 11 am Pretreatment Information Management System Specification Register for the Bid Holders List 06/14/2017   Read more »

Biz Opps: SBIR 17.2 and STTR 17.B Now Open for Proposal Submission

The DOD SBIR 17.2 & STTR 17.B Broad Agency Announcement is Open for Proposal Submission TODAY, May 23, 2017 You may now submit your Phase I proposals for the open SBIR 17.2 and STTR 17.B Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) through the DOD SBIR/STTR proposal submission website at https://sbir.defensebusiness.org. All proposals for this Announcement must be received by 8:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Important Dates: […] Read more »

Intensive SBIR/STTR Workshop: NIH Focus

 Life Science Washington presents a FREE one day seminar on applying for SBIR/STTR FUNDING on June 6th, Seattle, WA       REGISTER NOW! During this 1-day session focused on the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Becky Aistrup, M.B.A; Managing Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)will cover program essentials and how to compete for funding. Her presentation will include current information on SBIR/STTR programs, strategies for targeting […] Read more »

Biz Opps: DOD SBIR 17.2 & STTR 17.B Broad Agency Announcements Pre-Release on April 21, 2017

The DOD SBIR 17.2 and the STTR 17.B 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: Please note the new BAA close time! 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 […] Read more »

Poulsbo cyber range is a first for Washington

Kitsap Daily News POULSBO — Think of it as a shooting range for cyber security personnel. By year’s end, the Western Washington University campus at Poulsbo will be home to the first public cyber range in Washington state. Western Washington University made the announcement at the March 15 meeting of the Poulsbo City Council. According to Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern, it will be one […] Read more »