On June 21, 2018 we are officially changing our name, unveiling our new brand, and having a party to celebrate 10 years!
Please join us for the "Lunch and Launch" on Thursday June 21, 2018 from 12pm - 1:30pm at our office in downtown Portland.
For more information and to RSVP for the event please click on this link. The first 100 signups will enjoy lunch on us, but please come regardless!
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.
BP, through its global venturing arm, BP Ventures, invested $500,000 and formed a strategic relationship with several members of the Incubatenergy Network, including Oregon BEST!
BP Ventures was set up more than ten years ago to identify and invest in private, high growth, game-changing technology companies, accelerating innovation across the entire energy spectrum.
To see more on BP Ventures' strategy Click here
The eight cleantech startups have technologies ranging from low-carbon-footprint vodka made from a dairy byproduct to micro-hydropower, bioplastics, plant-based detergents, and an energy-based cryptocurrency.
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.
Prosper Portland is recruiting Portland area companies to join us at the GREEN EXPO in Mexico City from September 4‐6, 2018. The Prosper Portland booth will be located within the U.S. Pavilion. The pavilion will showcase participating businesses, facilitate matchmaking, and provide technical assistance to help companies export to Mexico. Distributed energy, green development, water technologies, waste management, recycling, electric vehicle infrastructure, and environmental technologies are ideal candidates for this show. The U.S. Commercial Service will offer seminars, trade counseling and business matchmaking to help your company identify opportunities, and find potential Mexican business partners.
FUNDING ASSISTANCE PROVIDED! Please let us know if you are interested in this opportunity. firstname.lastname@example.org