OSU To Be Founding Partner in National Robotics Initiative

Oregon State University will be one of the founding academic partners in the newest Manufacturing USA Institute, a $3 billion federal and private company initiative designed to enhance U.S. competitiveness in advanced manufacturing. This is the latest of 14 institutes that have been announced, and is known as the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Innovation Hub, OSU […] Read More »

OSU Advantage Accelerator Wins National Award

The Oregon Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network has been honored with a national award for its work. The International Town and Gown Association named Oregon RAIN one of three winners of the association’s inaugural ImpACT Awards, which honor innovative initiatives involving city and university partners. Oregon RAIN was recognized in the economic development category for […] Read More »

Mark Shepard is Announced as Corvallis New City Manager

The city of Corvallis has hired Mark Shepard as its new city manager. Shepard, 49, will leave his current position as Albany's assistant city manager to begin his new job May 1 in Corvallis. Shepard’s hiring and contract were approved unanimously by the City Council at a special meeting Monday night. Shepard is an Oregon State […] Read More »

OSU to Expand Collaboration, Outreach to UAV's

Oregon State University has formed a new group to organize and expand its work and collaboration with unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, as well as marine and terrestrial technologies, sensing and imaging systems. This Autonomous Systems Research Group will help facilitate work on campus, but also conduct public outreach and collaborative work with private industry […] Read More »

Like Amazon, Other Firms Want Permission to Fly Drones

Amazon made headlines this month when it sought permission from the U.S. government to test its drone-based delivery service, but it’s far from the only company that’s applied for such approval. In the past two months alone, at least 14 other companies have sought permission to fly drones for commercial purposes as diverse as shooting […] Read More »

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