Blending technology and biology to make life safer, easier to understand

We’re still on the forefront of seeing what the blending of biology and technology might be able to do.

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To breed innovative ideas, start with an innovative space

The ‘heart of the building’ is the second-floor makerspace, where students take their ideas from classes and meetings and turn them into reality.

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The Global Innovation Exchange promises to teach students to think big

Initially launched as a joint venture between the University of Washington and China’s Tsinghua University with $40 million in foundational support from Microsoft, GIX is attracting support from universities and

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UW, China hope innovation will soar at Bellevue’s GIX (via Seattle Times)

A grand experiment in educating entrepreneurs, to be run by two universities on opposite sides of the Pacific, launched Thursday when the University of Washington and China’s Tsinghua University opened

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GIX Opens in Bellevue (via KOMO 4 News)

Happening this morning, a ribbon cutting for a new campus that’s expected to be home to the next generation of tech innovators.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recounts his first time meeting Steve Ballmer in 1992 (via GeekWire)

Satya Nadella’s first encounter with Steve Ballmer went down probably just as you’d expect. Nadella spoke at the opening launch event for the Global Innovation Exchange, a new U.S.-China tech institute

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Steve Ballmer honored as U.S.-China tech institute GIX names new building after former Microsoft CEO (via GeekWire)

As part of its $40 million in support of the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX), a new U.S.-China joint tech institute, it was up to Microsoft to pick a name for the new

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Photos from GIX Launch: New tech institute helps elevate Seattle region as global tech hub (via GeekWire)

The Seattle region and the state of Washington just got another big boost to elevate its reputation as a global technology hub. The Global Innovation Exchange, a new U.S.-China graduate tech

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Washington Faces Outward with Opening of Global Innovation Exchange (via Xconomy)

A five-year effort launched by a top Microsoft executive to unite some of the Pacific Rim’s top educational institutions and businesses came to fruition Thursday with the grand opening of

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New UW Global Innovation Exchange building, funded in part by Microsoft, named for Steve Ballmer (from On MSFT)

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was honored during the opening of the Global Innovation Exchange building in Bellevue, Washington. For those unfamiliar, GIX is a global partnership between major research

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