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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…

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Contact Us at (541) 766-6339

Corvallis is serious about economic development. We have the commission, we have the strategy, we have the economic development staff. Even investors who are outside the community are going to take another look now and say “OK, they’re serious.”    Tom Nelson Economic Development Director

Helping businesses find resources they need to be successful in Corvallis-Benton County. We foster connections to enhance entrepreneurship, a culture of innovation and a positive business climate. This will enable us to grow the traded sector job base, maintain the quality of life, and enjoy the natural beauty that the region offers.

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The City’s Economic Development Program is coordinated through the City Manager’s Office. Economic Development Manager Tom Nelson can be reached via email or 541-766-6339.   We are here to help businesses.

Tom Nelson - Economic Development Manager

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Amy Jauron - Economic Development Officer




 or call 971-261-7090


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