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Be sure to check out Oregon BEST FEST, our signature event and the Pacific Northwest’s premier cleantech innovation conference:

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PSU Cleantech Challenge Information Sessions

April 25, 2014, 12:00pm — 1:00pm

1600 SW 4th Ave Portland, OR 97201, Market Center Building, Rm 127

Join us at one of our two upcoming information sessions (both on April 25th, at Noon and again at 4pm) to get answers to all your questions about the PSU Cleantech Challenge. We’ll also give you tools to put together a successful application.

Do you have a brilliant environmental innovation?  Here’s your chance to win big and make your idea a reality.  

The PSU Cleantech Challenge offers up to $40,000 in cash prizes to help student and faculty teams bring their ideas to market.

Apply by May 9th to win a $2,500 development grant to help you build your prototype this summer. Next fall, you'll pitch your idea for a shot at a $20,000 prize pool.

The Cleantech Challenge will accept submissions from PSU teams working on products, processes or services that have a positive impact on the environment — anything from green consumer products to high-tech manufacturing improvements.

Event Categories: Meetings, Competitions

Northwest Wood-Based Biofuels + Co-Products Conference

April 28, 2014, 1:00pm — April 30, 2014, 12:00pm

Red Lion, 1415 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA,

The goal of this conference is to bring together the community of researchers, business leaders, government agencies, and economic development personnel to share and exchange research findings, ideas, and strategies for the common goal of sustainable development of wood-based bio-refineries for production of biofuels and co-products in the Pacific Northwest.

Read more information here.

Event Category: Conferences

MCMEC Open House at Oregon State University

April 30, 2014, 2:00pm — 4:00pm

Green Building Materials Laboratory, 3015 SW Western Blvd, Room 1 86 Oak Creek Bldg, Corvallis, OR 97333, Oregon State University

Introducing the Multi-Chamber Modular Environment Conditioning (MCMEC) system for accelerated weathering and thermal testing of full-scale building materials.

This unique equipment was funded by the Murdock Charitable Trust, Oregon BEST, and OSU. Join us for MCMEC demonstration, poster session, and laboratory tour. 

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Event Category: Openings