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University of Washington launches record 18 start-ups in FY14; UW ranks third in nation for number of companies spinning out of a university

July 4, 2014View for printing

The University of Washington launched 18 new start-up companies in the past fiscal year based on UW research technologies, surpassing last year's previous record of 17 spin-outs, and making FY14 the UW's single most productive year for start-up formation. In FY13, the UW's launch of 17 start-ups placed it third among top schools in the nation for spinning out companies, along with the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Utah.

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