RICHLAND, WA - InnovaTek, Inc., a Tri-Cities-based advanced technology company, has been awarded an Entrepreneur's Access Grant from the Washington Technology Center. The award was made to assist the company in optimizing its aerosol collection technology for detection of toxic material in the air. The grant will be used to fund a Professor and graduate student at Washington State University, Pullman, who will use computational fluid dynamics modeling to assist the company.
InnovaTek creates and commercializes products for health, safety and energy applications. "This grant will help us further develop our proprietary technology for specific commercial applications, such as protection against infectious diseases and biological warfare agents," says Patricia Irving, InnovaTek President. The Washington Technology Center, located at the University of Washington in Seattle, helps develop industry-university partnerships for economic growth.