HSSA was established by the Washington legislature to promote bioscience-based economic
development in Spokane County, and to advance new therapies and procedures to combat
disease and to promote public health.
The HSSA invests funds to create and support a nationally competitive health care
cluster in Spokane County catalyzing connections between higher education and health
care that lead to high wage jobs, long-term sustainability, and economic diversification.
HSSA funds the very best projects through a competitive, well-monitored and accountable
Spokane well represented at NIH Conference (10/27/2015)
A group of Spokane collaborators including Avista, EWU, Gonzaga, GSI, HSSA, Ignite NW and Nuvodia joined together to help sponsor the 17th Annual National Institutes of Health (NIH) conference in Seattle. The event is at the Bell Harbor Conference Center Oct. 27-29. To register see www.washingtonlifesciences.com/nih2015. more...
HSSA 2016 Access to Care Grant RFP #11 (10/16/2015)
Here is the 2016 Access to Care Grant, RFP #11 for your review. more...
HSSA Announces 2016 Access to Care Grant (10/16/2015)
HSSA announced its 2016 annual "Access to Care" grant is now available. The organization offers up to $235,000 for one or more grants. Letters of Intent (LOI) are due Oct. 2, 2015 in what HSSA describes as an expedited process. more...
HSSA Funds Support for SBIR/STTR Grant Writers (06/11/2015)
HSSA has announced a new grant that will provide support for start-up organizations seeking SBIR/STTR grants from professional grant-writing consultants. The applicant may apply to HSSA at any time for up to $5,000 to hire the consultant. Requirements for applicants include that they have completed basic research on a therapy, drug, device or practice that meets a compelling unmet need; has conducted a preliminary market study, discussed with potential users, sought preliminary patents, filed p
Two Remaining HSSA Board Vacancies in 2015 (04/30/2015)
The HSSA has two anticipated Board vacancies in the upcoming months. One appointed by the City of Spokane Mayor is now open, and a second to appointed by the Governor at year-end.Spokane County Commissioners have appointed Dr. Dean Martz, CMO Providence Urban Hospitals, to serve a four-year term that began May 5, 2015. If you are interested in serving on a hard-working, dynamic board for an organization whose mission in funding bioscience research in Spokane County, please contact us. Experie
HSSA Board Meets February 4, 2015 (02/04/2015)
The HSSA Board of Directors will meet Wed., February 4, 2015, 3 PM at the McKinstry SIERR Building, 850 E Spokane Falls Blvd. The meeting will be held in the Roundhouse 1 & 2 conference room and the public is welcome. The agenda for the meeting may be found under the News & Events tab on the home page.
HSSA Board Sets 2015 Meeting Schedule (01/01/2015)
HSSA's Board of Directors has set its 2015 quarterly meeting schedule for February 4, May 6, August 5 and November 4. All meetings will be held at 3 p.m. at the McKinstry SIERR Building at 850 E Spokane Falls Boulevard in the Roundhouse 1 & 2 conference rooms. The public is welcome to attend.
HSSA Board officers are Nancy Isserlis, Chair; Earl F. "Marty" Martin, Vice Chair; Jason Thackston, Finance Chair, and Mike Wilson, Grants Chair. Other Board members include Gary Pollack, Ph.D, Dr. Jeff more...