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Apply by May 1 to Accelerate Your Cleantech Startup

Applications are now open! Apply by May 1 to join the Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator, a twelve-week educational boot camp designed to advance early-stage cleantech startups. You'll receive mentorship from industry leaders, business and financing workshops, customer discovery assistance, visibility for your company, access to non-dilutive funding competitions, and more.  Accelerate



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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.

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What is Cleantech?

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.

Technology that's good for the planet

National Incubatenergy Network


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.  

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    • Cleantech Challenge

      Apr 1 to May 6, 2017 |  Read More

      Do you have an inspired solution to one of today's most pressing environmental problems? Apply by MAY 6! Now open to all Oregon colleges and universities.

    • Call for Exhibitor Abstracts

      Apr 5 to May 15, 2017 |  Read More

      Present your breakthrough water technology, concept, novel application, original idea, or new twist! Submit your abstract by May 15 to present technical information at WEFTEC, the water quality event.

    • OEN's Angel Oregon Showcase

      Apr 27, 2017 |  Read More

      Got a great idea? OEN wants to help it take flight. OEN’s Angel Oregon Program is a chance for entrepreneurs to hone their pitch and business plan and connect to mentors, resources, and funding opportunities.

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