Oregon BEST supports great ideas from entrepreneurs, university researchers, and startups. We help businesses get off the ground while developing promising new technologies that benefit both the economy and the environment. Oregon's innovations save resources and create jobs, making our state more sustainable and resilient. When innovators thrive, Oregon thrives.
Innovative technology is needed to meet global targets for reducing carbon emissions. Clean energy, clean fuels, clean transportation, and other clean technologies help reduce our reliance on non-renewable resources. These economically competitive solutions produce less waste and use less energy than traditional alternatives.
The Incubatenergy Network provides nationwide coordination among clean energy business incubators from all over the country, including Oregon, Austin, Chicago, Charlotte, Hawaii, Boston, Los Angeles, Detroit, New York, and Silicon Valley.
Oregon BEST-supported companies win NSF grants to advance technologies for nontoxic sunscreen ingredients and improved indoor air quality.
Oregon BEST makes impact investment in startup that's helping vintners save water while improving crop yield and flavor by fine-tuning plant stress.
Five-year-old program built university-industry collaboration, sparking innovative solutions for utilities and good experiences for students.
Oregon BEST is seeking proposals related to its SBIR/STTR Support Center activities funded in part by the Small Businsess Administration and in part by Oregon BEST. The overall program provides consulting, grant writing and adminsitrative assistance to small businesses in Oregon that are seeking funding from federal agencies under their SBIR/STTR programs. This RFP is specific to a project to deliver hands-on grant writing assistance to individual companies preparing SBIR/STTR proposals.
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The CleanTech Alliance in Seattle is hiring a Commercialization and Outreach Manager. Excellent opportunity for someone with a strong entrepreneurship orientation and some angel and/or accelerator experience, and a great way to help cleantech companies create a better world.
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OEN is seeking a Venture Catalyst to support entrepreneurship in City of Hillsboro/Washington County, and to coordinate the statewide network of Venture Catalysts, with the aim of connecting entrepreneurs to the best programs and services available in Oregon.
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