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News Releases and Media Coverage

  • "LilyPad" Stormwater Treatment Wins Funding

    Aug 21, 2014

    Oregon BEST funds additional testing of floating technology in Oregon BEST's new outdoor green stormwater research lab

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  • Oregon BEST is Hiring!

    Aug 20, 2014

    Oregon BEST is hiring an Executive/Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR).

    Categories: Job Opportunities

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  • Wave Energy Co. to Deploy Prototype in Pacific

    Aug 19, 2014

    Oregon BEST Company M3 Wave will deploy a prototype of its seafloor energy generation device off the Oregon Coast. Watch video.

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  • Oregon BEST Entrepreneur to Lead Energy Co.

    Aug 19, 2014

    After a year as entrepreneur-in-residence for Oregon BEST, Chris Ulum joins startup Building Energy, Inc. as president.

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  • Oregon BEST FEST Names Headliners

    Jul 15, 2014

    Chandra Brown (pictured, left), U.S. Deputy Asst. Secretary of Commerce, and Cheryl Martin, Acting Director of ARPA-E, will deliver keynote addresses at Oregon BEST FEST on Sept. 15-16.

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  • Using Waste Biochar to Clean Stormwater

    Jul 09, 2014

    Oregon BEST helps company develop filter mix that uses waste biochar from lumber mills to clean stormwater, at 60 percent lower cost.

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  • Saving Energy in Start-and-Stop Vehicles

    Jun 30, 2014

    Oregon BEST helps company advance electric-hydraulic motor that could cut energy use by 40 percent in vehicles like forklifts and garbage trucks.

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  • Oregon BEST Companies Awarded Seed Funding

    Jun 11, 2014

    Portland Seed Fund invests in Oregon BEST Companies HoneyComb Corp. and Energy Storage Systems in latest funding round.

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  • Applications for the Startup PDX Challenge will open May 20 to June 23, 2014

    May 15, 2014

    Startup PDX Challenge is an annual competition designed to connect startups to Portland’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and assist the businesses for one year through their early stage growth. The...

    Categories: Incubators/Accelerators

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  • Oregon BEST Company Wins Angel Funding

    May 09, 2014

    Energy Storage Systems walks away from Willamette Angel Conference with $265,000 to advance nontoxic battery that cuts energy storage costs by 90 percent.

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