Oregon BEST funds and supports innovative cleantech startups across Oregon. As an economic development catalyst, we connect startups with state and federal resources while preparing them for follow-on investment through a series of focused programs. Oregon is a nationally-recognized leader in accelerating solutions to environmental challenges through a vibrant innovation ecosystem. The cutting-edge clean technologies developed in our state create jobs, save resources, and compete in global markets — making Oregon more sustainable and resilient.
We provide leadership and leverage our expertise, resources, and relationships to achieve impact beyond our scale. The research, projects, and startups we support power a cycle of:
The following Cleantech Research Areas of Interest have been identified by Oregon BEST. Read full definitions