News from Oregon BEST


    Local startup Luxium taps local contractors and UO students to design better LED lighting that costs less, saves energy, and is controlled by your smart phone.

    Startup taps local contractors, UO students to design better LED lighting How do you invent a better LED light bulb – one that is low cost, saves energy, and can change colors and intensity using just your smart phone? For Luxium LLC, an Oregon BEST Company, you tap into a local network of small businesses dedicated to helping startups with product development. At the same time, you challenge teams of product design students at the University...

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  • M3 Wave to be First in the Water as Part of DOE Wave Prize Competition

    Aug 02, 2016

    Oregon Team is one of 9 remaining finalists competing for a multimillion dollar prize purse.

    Categories: Press Releases , Grantees , Hydro & Marine Power

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  • Solar Concentrator Cleans Up Contaminants

    Jul 28, 2016

    Oregon startup that uses a large solar concentrating lens to break down ag and industry contaminants awarded Oregon BEST early-stage funding

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  • CLT Design Contest Winners Announced!

    Jul 12, 2016

    A wooden parking garage and what will be the nation's tallest CLT building are winners of the $200,000 Oregon BEST CLT Design Contest

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  • Tiny Worm 'Canary in Coal Mine' for Toxins

    Jun 07, 2016

    Oregon BEST Company Nemametrix, Inc. has developed a new technology that uses nematodes to quickly test water samples for a broad range of environmental toxins.

    Categories: Press Releases

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  • Cascadia Accelerator Offers Legal Resources

    May 24, 2016

    The Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator, cofounded by Oregon BEST, teams with law firm to deliver legal expertise to NW cleantech entrepreneurs.

    Categories: Incubators/Accelerators

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  • Technology Test Drive: PNNL Offers Exploratory Licenses

    May 09, 2016

    User-friendly license lets companies ‘test drive’ more than 300 promising technologies through a new commercialization option offered at Dept. of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

    Categories: Press Releases , Home Page News

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  • Oregon BEST Co. Secures $3M for CNG Fueling

    Apr 26, 2016

    Onboard Dynamics of Bend, Ore., has secured $3M from ARPA-E and other sources to advance its refueling technology for natural gas vehicles.

    Categories: Success Stories

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  • High-Flying Kite to Harvest Wind Energy

    Apr 18, 2016

    A tethered kite system being developed by eWind Solutions offers a new way to harvest wind energy without turbine towers. Watch video.

    Categories: Areas of Interest

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  • Co-Launching a New Cleantech Accelerator

    Mar 29, 2016

    In partnership with Washington's CleanTech Alliance, Oregon BEST launches Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator to assist Pacific Northwest startups

    Categories: Press Releases , Incubators/Accelerators , Home Page News

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  • Cross-Continent Partnership to Grow Cleantech

    Feb 26, 2016

    Greentown Labs in MA and Oregon BEST in OR launch cleantech partnership to share office space and speed access to partners, investors, and new markets on both U.S. coasts.


    Categories: Press Releases

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