University Partners

"Local cooperation between industries and academia is recognized as a model for innovation to solve global problems.

- VANESSA KEITGES, CEO OF COLUMBIA GREEN TECHNOLOGIES                   

Support for Projects With Clean Technology Applications 

More than 250 researchers at partner universities are active as Oregon BEST Member Researchers. Since 2008, these Member Researchers have attracted more than $135 million in research funding for clean technologies in areas ranging from energy, shelter, and transportation to agriculture, materials, and cleanweb.

  • Apply for funding opportunities through Oregon BEST
  • Get support and market insight for university spin-outs 
  • Learn about active projects

Sector Expertise and Access to Collaborators

Oregon BEST works in tandem with technology transfer offices at Oregon universities. By providing valuable sector expertise and access to collaborators, we complement existing efforts and make connections to new opportunities to speed commercialization of university-developed technologies.

Get Involved

Accelerate your work and advance your career by joining our Member Researchers.  And mark your calendar to attend an upcoming event.

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