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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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      A lineup of expert speakers from around the world will address how we can advance cross-laminated timber and the mass timber industry, and how we can increase the use of wood in mid-rise and tall buildings across the world.

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      NREL's Industry Growth Forum is the perfect venue for growing companies to prepare, refine, and present their businesses to a wide range of investors.

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      Apr 18, 2017 |  Read More

      Eleven years strong, Oregon's Energy Future is the state's signature clean energy event, connecting policy with practice and addressing the industry’s current challenges and opportunities.

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