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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…

Entreprenuer Profiles

The 8 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs

Article by Ben Johnson via Fundera Ledger Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs. What do these three entrepreneurs have in common? They all started their business before the age of 25! There’s never been a…

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…

About Us

This portal is sponsored by the Corvallis-Benton County Economic Development office.

Managed by the Corvallis- Benton County Economic Development office hosted  in the City of Corvallis.City-of-Corvallis

The Economic development commission of Corvallis  consists of 9 volunteer members appointed by the Mayor. Membership of the Commission represent emerging technology and manufacturing, green/sustainable business, professional services, retail and general business, higher education, health care and the community at large.

On December 6, 2010, the City Council passed Ordinance 2010-28, which established the Economic Development Commission to advise the City Council in all matters pertaining to Economic Development, ensuring that Economic Development is a civic priority. Such matters include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Recommend general policies, strategies and programs regarding economic development for approval to the City Council.
  • Develop a strategic plan to implement the Council’s economic development Policy.
  • Collaborate with other governmental agencies, non-profit, and for-profit organizations in the advancement of economic development programs and projects.
  • Recommend funding strategies to support an ongoing Economic Development Program.
  • Recommend funding strategies to support economic development projects.

More on the Commission is at the Economic Development Commission page of the city of Corvallis Website.

Download the Corvallis Economic Development Strategic Plan