Washington State University
|Name of UC||Center for Innovation|
|Location||120 N Pine Street, Spokane, WA 99202|
|EDA Regional Office||Seattle|
|Contact||April Needham (April.Needham@WSU.edu)|
|Principal Investigator(s)||April Needham (April.Needham@WSU.edu)|
The Washington State University Center for Innovation is a continuing EDA University Center located on the WSU Spokane Health Sciences campus. In partnership with the EDA, the Center cultivates innovation, fosters high-growth entrepreneurship, and assists in business expansion throughout the region. The Center focuses on developing business models and testing the viability of ideas against market data; helping small businesses launch by refining ideas and matching them to market needs; and providing market research to communities, towns, EDDs, etc. to further their economic development efforts.