CleanTech Alliance Partnership with NW Innovation Resource Center Announced

Seattle and Everett, WA – July 18, 2019 – The NW Innovation Resource Center (NWIRC) and Clean Tech Alliance have signed an agreement which will amplify resources for startups and small businesses in northwest Washington.

The partnership provides for shared member and program benefits. Beginning in September 2019 CleanTech Alliance will make their CleanTech Breakfast Series available via virtual link to live stream the video to TheLab@everett, a resource of NWIRC. TheLab@everett, established by NWIRC early this year, provides resources for entrepreneurs and startups in an incubator setting. The CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series presents notable cleantech executive speakers for a monthly conversation followed by networking, hosted and sponsored by Perkins Coie. “We are excited to work with CleanTech Alliance to make their popular and informative CleanTech Breakfast Series more widely accessible” stated Diane Kamionka, Executive Director, NWIRC.

“By working together to broaden access to resources for innovation, this will improve opportunities for entrepreneurs and businesses in the region to grow and thrive,” said Tom Ranken, President and CEO, CleanTech Alliance.

The CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series will begin on September 11, 2019 with “Recology: The Waste Zero Mission” featuring Derek Ruckman, Vice President and Group Manager for Recology – Pacific Northwest. Click here for the full lineup.

Media Contact: Diane Kamionka, 360-255-7870
Tom Ranken, 206-389-8655

About the NW Innovation Resource Center
The NW Innovation Resource Center is a nonprofit organization that assists entrepreneurs and inventors in northwest Washington in developing their individual business strategy and execution as they move from idea to success. They established TheLab@everett in 2019 as an added resource for innovation in the region. For additional information about the NWIRC visit For further details about TheLab visit

About the Clean Tech Alliance
CleanTech Alliance represents 300+ member organizations spanning ten U.S. states and three Canadian provinces. Founded in 2007 by business and cleantech leaders, the Alliance facilitates the generation and growth of cleantech companies and jobs through a variety of educational programs, research, products and services. For more details, please visit