HSSA was established by the Washington legislature to promote bioscience-based economic development in Spokane County, and to advance new therapies and procedures to combat disease and to promote public health.

The HSSA invests funds to create and support a nationally competitive health care cluster in Spokane County catalyzing connections between higher education and health care that lead to high wage jobs, long-term sustainability, and economic diversification. HSSA funds the very best projects through a competitive, well-monitored and accountable process.

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Upcoming Events

SBIR Road Tour in Seattle July 18th

This is a national outreach effort to convey the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Federal and State program managers representing the $2.5 Billion in early stage funding have been invited to attend a series of events alongside technology entrepreneurs and innovation supporters from across the U.S. The events provide an exceptional opportunity to meet directly with over 25 program managers from the 12 Federal agencies with SBIR/STTR program. The last visit for the Road Tour was in 2015. To register: https://www.eventbrite.cm/e/sbir-road-tour-seattle...42

For more information about this national event, go to http://www.sbirroadtour.com.

HSSA Sets 2018 Board Meeting Schedule

The HSSA has set its 2018 Board Meeting schedule as follows:

February 21, 2018, 12 Noon*

May 16, 2018, 3 PM

September 19, 2018, 3 PM

December 19, 2018, 3 PM

*The February meeting may also provide the opportunity to hold the HSSA's Board Meeting and Retreat.

There is more news in the amazing world of bioscience and biotechnology research, e-mobile apps, medical devices and more than there is time for any of us to read. We want to ease your way to learn more so check out our news and resources.

Every year we have many grant applicants ranging from colleges and universities in Washington state to industrial & commercial for-profit businesses. You can view our awarded research grants here, and our awarded access to care grants here.

Learn about HSSA’s grants by category and how to apply. See our convenient FAQs about the most commonly asked questions with answers here.

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Our funding can help you take your research to the next level. Learn more, or apply today!