Hummingbird Scientific, a Lacey-based company that develops applications for high-powered microscopes, has won a Tibbetts Award from the Small Business Administration.
According to a news release:
Hummingbird’s director of research, Daan Hein Alsem, accepted the award in Washington, D.C. He also met SBA Administrator Karen Mills and attended a reception at the White House.
In August, Hummingbird received a $1 million small-business innovation research grant from the Department of Energy. In the past five years, the company has received more than a dozen grants totaling $8 million, president and owner Norman Salmon said.