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

    Oregon Team is one of 9 remaining finalists competing for a multimillion dollar prize purse.  Salem, Oregon (August 1, 2016). – Today M3 Wave LLC announced they will be the first competitor to test in the water as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wave Energy Prize competition. The design-build-test competition is intended to encourage the development of innovative, game-changing wave energy conversion technology like M3’s.  “This is the...

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  • Helping Timber Communities in OR and WA

    Oct 15, 2015

    Oregon BEST and partners receive federal grant to conduct an interstate study of cross-laminated timber (CLT) in rural communities.

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  • A National First: Cross-Laminated Timber

    Sep 10, 2015

    D.R. Johnson, an Oregon BEST Company, is now the nation's first producer of structural cross-laminated timber (CLT), massive engineered wood panels that could help NW timber towns. A $200K design...

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  • Entrepreneur-In-Residence Joins Oregon BEST

    Feb 03, 2015

    Steve Morris, executive director of the Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC), a Portland startup incubator, joins Oregon BEST as newest entrepreneur-in-residence.

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  • New Tool Speeds Adoption of Green Roofs

    Jan 14, 2015

    Oregon BEST support helps PSU researchers develop unique modeling tool that Columbia Green is using to advance green roof adoption in U.S.

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  • Building a Commercial Market for Biochar

    Nov 13, 2014

    Oregon BEST funding advances use of biochar for carbon sequestration, and for applications in ag, forestry and environmental remediation.

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  • Advancing Wood Construction Technology

    Oct 23, 2014

    Oregon BEST funding teams lumber co. with OSU on cross laminated timber (CLT) manufacturing, a potential big win for NW wood products sector.

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  • $400K Leverages $3M for CNG Vehicle Startup

    Sep 16, 2014

    Oregon BEST, ONAMI Team Up to Help Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Startup Onboard Dynamics Secure $3M from ARPA-E

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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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  • 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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  • New Prize Program for Energy Innovation

    Apr 17, 2014

    Oregon BEST teams with BPA to launch academic energy prize program that helps students prepare for careers while innovating energy grid solutions.

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