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Tri-Cities Tech Business Update

This monthly e-mailed update contains news, opportunities, upcoming events, and other information about Mid-Columbia tech businesses and the organizations that support them.

August 2017 Issue


Farewell from Tri-Cities Tech Business Update Newsletter

Because of shifting priorities, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Economic Development Office will no longer be producing the monthly Tri-Cities Tech Business Update newsletter. 

We appreciate those of you who have taken the time to read this monthly newsletter during the past several years, leveraged the financial and technical resources that the newsletter contained, and provided us with useful content.

There are many useful tech resources available to our readers.  These include, but are not limited to:

We welcome any questions you might have about tech resources across the region.  If you have questions, please contact Gary Spanner (509-372-4296) or Robin Conger (509-372-4328).

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We invite your contributions! We will consider items that fit the mission of this publication, including your tech-related news, awards, and notices of upcoming events. Please send text and photos to or call (509) 371-6017.

Tri-Cities Tech Business Update is published by the Economic Development Office at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Each month, we send you an e-mail message, giving you the link of news, tips, awards, upcoming events, and other information about local technology-based businesses and organizations that support them. With business and community partners, our goal is to build and diversify the Tri-Cities economy—adding skilled jobs in primary-sector industries that bring in outside dollars. Currently, more than 1,100 tech-related businesses, investors, and economic development stakeholders subscribe to the newsletter, mostly in the Mid-Columbia area and the rest of the Pacific Northwest. This newsletter (RL-P00-009) supports DOE-Richland's vision for the future of the Hanford Site and surrounding area through the creation of research opportunities, new industries, and new business clusters