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September 14, 2017

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recounts his first time…

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Satya Nadella’s first encounter with Steve Ballmer went down probably just as you’d expect. Nadella spoke at the opening launch event for the Global Innovation Exchange, a new U.S.-China tech institute. [Read the full article]

September 14, 2017

UW and China hope innovation will soar at…

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These two universities plan on establishing a graduate institute that will prepare students with hands-on learning and change the future of entrepreneurship and leadership. [Read the full article]

September 14, 2017

Steve Ballmer honored as U.S.-China tech institute GIX…

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As part of its $40 million in support of the Global Innovation Exchange, it was up to Microsoft to pick a name for the new building. There was no question the building would be named after the honorable Steve Ballmer, his great contributions and impact around the globe continue to leave an imprint in the tech ( … )

September 14, 2017

Washington Faces Outward with Opening of Global Innovation…

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A five-year effort launched by a top Microsoft executive to unite some of the Pacific Rim’s top educational institutions and businesses came to fruition Thursday with the grand opening of The Tsinghua Suite at the Global Innovation Exchange, the first physical presence for a Chinese research university. Such collaboration will enable students to work together and ( … )

July 10, 2017

New UW-China tech innovation school near Seattle plans…

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Global Innovation Exchange will welcome the first class to its Bellevue, Wash.-based tech innovation graduate school this September. The collaboration will thrive on the exchange of ideas and open doors for strategies that work best in each respective country. [Read the full article]

July 03, 2017

Sparc Apartments Opens in Spring District

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Sparc Apartments is the first project to be completed as part of an ambitious plan to turn a former warehouse district just east of downtown Bellevue into the 36-acre, $2.3 billion mixed-use urban centers that will be the Spring District.[Read the full article]

April 13, 2017

The Global Innovation Exchange Announces GIX Innovation Competition…

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Global Innovation Exchange Announces GIX Innovation Competition 2017. This year competition will be focused on “connected device” this includes areas such as IoT, wearable devices, intelligent hardware, virtual and augmented reality, ubiquitous computing, intelligent sensors and natural interactions. [Read the full article]

December 05, 2016

Global Innovation Exchange Plans Menu of IP Options…

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The joint efforts of the University of Washington and China’s Tsinghua University have established new guidelines for intellectual property models which enable students to create new startups and protect their ideas. [Read the full article]    

September 26, 2016

School for innovation breaks ground in Bellevue

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An unusual center for learning is taking shape in Bellevue. It’s a partnership between the University of Washington, Microsoft and Tsinghua University in China to build a school for innovation. [Read the full article]

September 26, 2016

Inside GIX: This program could be as important…

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Washington’s most prominent public university and China’s version of MIT on Friday broke ground on the Global Innovation Exchange, a first-of-its-kind technology graduate program that could become as important to the development of Seattle as Stanford was for Silicon Valley. [Read the full article]