News from Oregon BEST


    Startup teams with Oregon TECH researchers to advance technology that could enable aircraft landings in dense fog, locate lost hikers, and more.

    New Technology Aimed at Helping Pilots Land on Foggy Runways and Find People Faster During Search and Rescue Operations PORTLAND, Ore. – Funding and business support from Oregon BEST is helping a Wilsonville, Ore.,  startup collaborate with researchers at Oregon TECH to fast-track a clean technology that makes it possible for pilots to "see" through dense fog. The technology has the potential to reduce the estimated 30 million gallons of jet...

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  • Local Action Leads the Way

    May 18, 2017

    Work at the state and local level has a significant impact on federal clean energy and climate change policy during uncertain times and rumored budget cuts.

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  • Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator Adds Partners

    Apr 25, 2017

    Powered by Oregon BEST and CleanTech Alliance, this accelerator teams up with Element 8 and Craft3 to help startups identify funding pathways.

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  • Designing a Better Light Bulb

    Mar 22, 2017

    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.

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  • New Life for Returned, Damaged Clothing

    Feb 07, 2017

    Startup saves water, carbon, and waste while helping clothing manufacturers keep returned clothing out of landfills.

    Categories: Success Stories

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  • New Energy-Saving Technology Wins NSF Grant

    Jan 12, 2017

    Cleantech startup Ampere Scientific wins SBIR grant from NSF for technology that saves energy and reduces waste in specialty metals industry.

    Categories: Success Stories

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  • Renewed Life for Returned, Defective Clothing

    Jan 05, 2017

    Cleantech support, manufacturing expertise, and a unique entrepreneurial vision unite to reduce waste in apparel industry.

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  • What You Might Not Know About Cleantech and Oregon

    Dec 06, 2016

    Developing and growing cleantech businesses has been a priority for Oregon during the past 10 years, and it is paying off, writes Oregon BEST's David Kenney.

    Categories: Media Coverage , Home Page News

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  • Indow is Hiring: Inbound Sales Representative (a.k.a. “Fit Specialist”)

    Nov 29, 2016

    The position involves working with consumers via phone and email across the United States to help bring comfort and quiet to their homes.

    Categories: Job Opportunities , Green Building , Energy Efficiency , Consumer Products

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  • Turning Logging Slash into Coal Replacement

    Oct 12, 2016

    Oregon startup HM3 Energy opens demonstration facility and announces successful coal replacement that cuts pollution, uses waste wood, creates jobs

    Categories: Success Stories

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  • College students find a novel use for kale

    Sep 19, 2016

    Categories: Media Coverage

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