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Oregon State University Wins Grant for Textile Manufacturing Innovation

The Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors today announced Oregon State University as one of this year’s U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund grant recipients for the school’s innovation in improving textile weaving efficiency. Oregon…

Inpria Named a Finalist for OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards

Inpria Named a Finalist for OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards

The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) is pleased to announce 12 finalists—from a record number of 67 nominees—for the 2014 OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards. The OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards honors the skill, and the…

Inpria raises another $1.5 million from OAF

Inpria raises another $1.5 million from OAF

Inpria, one of the first of now 40 ONAMI Gap Fund startup companies, has just announced that it's raised $1.45 million from the Oregon Angel Fund. OAF is a collection of local investors backing early-stage…

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OSU Professor Develops Drug to Treat Ebola

OSU Professor Develops Drug to Treat Ebola

A drug developed by an Oregon State University scientist may be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus. The drug, manufactured by Sarepta Therapeutics in Cambridge, Mass., had promising results in clinical trials…

Leader of Innovation and Commercialization- Meet Frank Cloutier

Leader of Innovation and Commercialization- Meet Frank Cloutier

Known as the father of HP’s InkJet technology, Frank Cloutier built several landmark businesses for Hewlett Packard over his 30 years at the firm. He is now bringing those same skills to his own businesses. He…

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Start ups, Growth and Relocations

Corvallis  has hosted  start-ups including Rogue Wave Software, Tripod Data Systems and grown CH2MHill, FiServe, Korvis, and enjoyed the strength of Hewlett Packard,  ATS and  many more (see Business Sectors) Here are a few highlights:

Oregon State University Wins Grant for Textile Manufacturing Innovation

The Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors today announced Oregon State University as one of this year’s U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund grant recipients for the school’s innovation in improving textile weaving efficiency. Oregon State University will receive $800,000 from the Walmart Foundation. The 2017 round of grants are focused on innovations in textile […] Read More »

Inpria Named a Finalist for OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards

Inpria start up raisesThe Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) is pleased to announce 12 finalists—from a record number of 67 nominees—for the 2014 OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards. The OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards honors the skill, and the courage, it takes for entrepreneurs to create a business out of an idea. They are intended to not only celebrate […] Read More »

Inpria raises another $1.5 million from OAF

Inpria, one of the first of now 40 ONAMI Gap Fund startup companies, has just announced that it's raised $1.45 million from the Oregon Angel Fund. OAF is a collection of local investors backing early-stage startups. Oregon startups typically start with small, local investors, and then hit up the big players once they've gained some […] Read More »

Oregon's Booming Food Processing Sector

If the prospects for Oregon’s food processing sector needs an icon, it’s rising adjacent to one of Norpac Foods’ repackaging plants: The steel skeleton of a 260,000 square foot frozen food storage and distribution facility under construction by Henningsen Cold Storage Co. It’s a collaboration by two of Oregon’s oldest companies. Norpac, the cooperative of […] Read More »

DOE to Invest $226 Million in Nuclear Start-up, NuScale Power

NuScale nuclear test facility at Oregon State UniversityBuilding on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to continue America’s leadership in clean energy innovation, the Energy Department today announced an award to NuScale Power LLC to support a new project to design, certify and help commercialize innovative small modular reactors (SMRs) in the United States. This award follows a funding opportunity announcement in March […] Read More »

NuScale teams with Rolls-Royce Manufacturing

NuScale Manufacturing In a bid to bolster its chances of winning federal support, Corvallis business, NuScale Power, on Thursday announced that Rolls-Royce has joined its efforts to commercialize a new nuclear reactor design. Find the Story at the Gazette Times... Read More »

Siga- BioTech Lab Grows in Corvallis

  Siga Technology is a Corvallis based pharmaceutical company, with headquarters in New York,  specializing in the development of pharmaceutical solutions for some of the most lethal pathogens – variola (smallpox), Ebola, dengue, Lassa fever and other dangerous viruses. Siga's lead product candidate, Arestvyr* (USAN tecovirimat; aka ST-246®) is a drug under development for the treatment of […] Read More »

Trimble finds Workforce Strong

Corvallis based Tripod Data Systems was acquired by Trimble in 2001. TDS has three core business components.  The company develops software for data collection applications, manufactures rugged Windows CE-based handheld data collectors such as the TDS Ranger, and develops software for pen  computer applications. “We needed timely and quality information to make a critical decision […] Read More »

Perpetua Power

Perpetua Power Source Technologies, Inc. (photo credit: Oregon State Website Oregon4Biz) Perpetua Power designs, manufactures, and markets renewable energy solutions for very small electric devices such as wireless sensors. In December 2008, Business Oregon provided a grant of $250,000 through the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI), which allowed Perpetua Power Source Technologies to develop […] Read More »

Trillium Gets Research Grants for FiberFuels

Corvallis-based Trillium FiberFuels has created process technology and equipment to more efficiently convert cellulosic feedstocks into ethanol. In January 2011, Business Oregon awarded Trillium a commercialization grant of approximately $74,000 through the Oregon Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies Center (BEST). In collaboration with Oregon State University researcher Christine Kelly, the company will work to develop […] Read More »

T-Gerding Builds at Airport Industrial Park

In 2009, T-Gerding Construction was looking for a new headquarters location, and found one in Corvallis. T. Gerding Construction, a craft labor company, completes concrete and carpentry projects ranging from simple slab-on-grade single-story structures to multi-level cast-in-place concrete buildings. They had scouted locations, and Benton County wasn’t on their preliminary list.  After being contacted by […] Read More »

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