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Thursday, October 25th • 8am
FUSE SPC, 723 The Parkway, Richland

WorkSource Columbia Basin Services

Tuesday, November 4th • 4pm-6pm
FUSE SPC, 723 The Parkway Richland

As a follow up to the TC Tech Summit, the Tri-Cities Research District and Fuse are hosting “Architectures for Innovation”, a presentation and workshop that will give participants specific and actionable tools to accelerate the pace of innovation within any organization.

Presented by Ann Nash, Q-Camp™, and Maren Katzaroff, Brilliance Empowered this event will take place Tuesday, November 6th from 4 – 6 p.m. at Fuse.

RSVP to reserve your free spot. Refreshments will be provided. For more information contact: Diahann Howard dhoward@portofbenton.com or 509-375-3060.

Washington State Department of Commerce Clean Energy Fund Briefing

City of Richland Plans Chip Seal Project August 1-6th

Stevens Drive from University to just North of Horn Rapids Road


LiveTiles LLC Chooses Washington State and the Tri-Cities Research District!

LiveTiles Logo

The Tri-Cities Research District is proud to announce LiveTiles, LLC R&D operations to locate in the Tri-Cities Research District at 3250 Port of Benton Boulevard in Richland, WA.  Corporate-based in New York, LiveTiles, LLC has offices in the United Kingdom and Asia-Pacific.

More Information:
Diahann Howard, Executive Director, dhoward@portofbenton.com

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Crowdfunding: What it Means for Entrepreneurs and Businesses in Washington State

Speaker: Joseph Wallin, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP law firm, Seattle. Mr. Wallin drafted the equity crowdfunding bill that is now law in Washington state.

  • When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 4-6 pm, with the presentation from 4-5 pm and a reception with light snacks and beverages from 5-6 pm.
  • Where: Energy Northwest Auditorium, 3000 George Washington Way, Richland, WA
  • Cost:  Free
  • Registration: You must register by November 14 with Veronica Montez at the Port of Benton at montez@portofbenton.microsoftonline.com or 509-375-3060.
  • Hosted by: Tri-Cities Research District Seminar Series; Young Professionals of the Tri-Cities; Fuse, SPC; and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.  This event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.

More information: http://1.usa.gov/1thCbUc and Gary Spanner, gary.spanner@pnnl.gov


Visit of Consul of Mexico to Tri-Cities, WA

Press Release (.pdf)

PNNL – Second Nature: Sustainability in Action

Make every day Earth Day!

On April 25, our commitments to improving the environment and fostering the next generation of scientists and engineers come together to take center stage as the Lab celebrates Earth Day and Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day. It’s a special way to show our young people what we “grown-ups” do at work all day, including learning about ways to help preserve the environment for future generations.

Leading by example, we can all celebrate our progress and impacts, and renew our commitment to “stepping lightly on the earth” on April 25 and every day. For more information about the event, please contact Jessica Beck 509-375-3869.

Mike Moran, Sustainability Program Manager
Kathleen Judd, Sustainability Program Technical Lead

more information

States will woo foreign investors at Obama Summit

October 30, 2013
Gary Spanner & Diahann Howard

Gary Spanner and Diahann Howard

Gary Spanner, chairman of the Tri-Cities Research District, left, and Diahann Howard, the district’s executive director, are attending President Obama’s first investment summit in Washington, D.C., today and Friday. Forty-seven states are sending representatives to the summit to woo foreign investors as a way to create jobs. These apartments are being built in the district in north Richland, and officials hope to get Chinese investors to finance two hotels, corporate housing and an apartment complex also in the district.



Read more here: http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2013/10/30/2650414/states-will-woo-foreign-investors.html

Choose Washington State

Choose Washington

Richland’s Horn Rapids area to see $110M development (TCH Article)

About $110 million of hotels, apartments and villas will be built this year near Richland’s Horn Rapids Golf Course, thanks to foreign investment.

Developer Stew Stone announced Thursday that the Tri-Cities Investment District received approval from the federal government for an employment benefit pilot program. read more…

Wine Center Site Dedication

Friday October 19, 2013
Corner of George Washington Way and University Drive – WSU Tri-Cities in Richland

The Wine Science Center at WSU Tri-Cities is well on its way to becoming a reality, thanks to our many public and private partners. This newsletter provides an update on all aspects of the project and its vision to create a world-class research and teaching facility to meet the needs of the Pacific Northwest wine industry.

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