Could this small device solve sexual assault threats?

Soon you, your daughter, sister or wife can wear a tiny hidden device that will call for help in case of trouble, even if there’s no smartphone coverage.

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GIX Team Saffron enters the home stretch in competition for Women’s Safety XPRIZE

GIX students near the finish line in a competition to create a wearable sensor device that sends wireless alerts to emergency services in threatening situations.

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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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Daring to dream: GlX crosses borders as it builds bridges to the future

Building a future model for higher education that merges technology, entrepreneurship, and designing thinking.

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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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