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    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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  • 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.

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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.

     

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  • Oregon's Energy Innovation Clout Goes to DC

    Feb 26, 2016

    Oregon BEST Cos. display energy-harvesting kites, batteries, window inserts, data room cooling systems, wind turbine foundations, and LNG vehicle technology at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit.

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  • Winners of NW Energy XP Prize Announced

    Feb 16, 2016

    Sponsored by the BPA and PGE, the Prize awards $250,000 to top engineering students at OSU, PSU, Oregon Tech, and WSU to innovate solutions to real-world challenges facing power utilities.

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  • Cutting Concrete Use at Wind Farms by 75%

    Feb 11, 2016

    An Oregon BEST Co. has a developed a foundation system for wind turbine towers that slashes the amount of concrete needed, reduces CO2, speeds wind farm construction, and lowers overall costs.

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  • Oregon's cleantech startups have hit their stride — here's why you should care

    Dec 24, 2015

    Oregon's cleantech companies are making big strides, writes David Kenney.

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  • Helping Build Community Resilience

    Dec 21, 2015

    We're proud to contribute to a $295,000 Oregon Dept. of Energy grant to EWEB for a pilot project aimed at improving community resiliency though energy storage and “microgrid” technology.

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  • A New Formaldehyde-Free Wood Adhesive

    Nov 17, 2015

    Oregon startup developing formaldehyde-free adhesive aimed at particleboard manufacturers and advanced wood products industry.

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  • New Cleanweb Tool for Buying Clubs Saves Fuel

    Nov 05, 2015

    Oregon BEST helps a cleanweb startup develop software that assists buying clubs and farmers while saving transportation costs and reducing waste.

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