Funding & Support

Transform Your Idea

Oregon BEST supports great ideas from entrepreneurs, university researchers, and startups. We focus on growing your ideas into thriving companies.

For Oregon-based innovators developing proprietary, technology-based products, we provide access to early-stage gap funding, university research funding, and seven critical support channels. We work with you to transform your ideas, research, and products into successful enterprises.

Your success is our success. Together, with your innovations and our support, we generate family-wage jobs, greater resource efficiency, and economic prosperity for Oregon and the region. We boost your success by leveraging our expertise, resources, and relationships — achieving impact beyond our scale.

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Access to Funding
Investments designed to bridge the gap between traditional R&D funding and private investment. 

Startup Support
Critical resources and expertise for entrepreneurs.

No-cost assistance to small businesses in Oregon applying for the federal SBIR/STTR funding.