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
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...