Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association http://www.kplu.org en Health technology has jobs, but walks on shifting sands http://www.kplu.org/post/health-technology-has-jobs-walks-shifting-sands <p>The Seattle area biotech and medical device industry is not likely to produce any companies as big as Microsoft or Amazon. But smaller companies, with strange names, keep popping up&mdash;like Etubics, Numera, Obenomics, and NanoString.</p><p>And, apparently, this sector is adding jobs.</p><p>That&rsquo;s the word at the annual Life Science Innovation Northwest conference, in Seattle this week.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 19:41:31 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 5578 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle's biotech, research economy faces multi-threat future http://www.kplu.org/post/seattles-biotech-research-economy-faces-multi-threat-future <p>Biotech and research jobs have increased in Washington, even as the overall economy sputtered. That&rsquo;s according to a trade-group, the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association.</p><p>But the outlook for next year and beyond is less rosy.</p><p> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 21:00:34 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 3254 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle's biotech, research economy faces multi-threat future