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Oregon Launches Initiative to Support Student Inventors

Oregon Launches Initiative to Support Student Inventors

The state of Oregon announced a new initiative to encourage young inventors and entrepreneurship in colleges and universities this week, called "InventOR." Recognizing the innovative…

RAIN has a New Look

RAIN has a New Look

You may have noticed something different about us: Earlier this month, we transitioned to a new brand identity — one that has already begun to…

Business Oregon Announces Pilot Grant Recipients

Business Oregon Announces Pilot Grant Recipients

Four Oregon Small Businesses Awarded with Grants to Support Development of Technology Business Oregon Announces Recipients of Pilot Grant Program Four Oregon Small Businesses Awarded with…

RAIN Quarterly Newsletter

RAIN Quarterly Newsletter

Message from Oregon RAIN's Venture Catalyst: Caroline Cummings Hello RAIN Stakeholders: I hope you find the time to attend our region's premier angel investor event…

Oregon Legislature Approves Funding for Shipping Relief

Oregon Legislature Approves Funding for Shipping Relief

As part of an effort to lessen impacts to small- and mid-sized shippers in Oregon impacted by changes in the international maritime and transportation industries,…

Gov. Kate Brown Names Chris Harder as Business Oregon Director

Gov. Kate Brown Names Chris Harder as Business Oregon Director

Governor Kate Brown announced that she has named Chris Harder as Business Oregon's next director. "I'm excited to bring Chris on board to help continue…

Bloomberg Declares Oregon is a Picture of Economic Health

Bloomberg Declares Oregon is a Picture of Economic Health

The biggest recent news from Oregon has nothing to do with the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge near the high-desert town of Burns.…

Oregon Advanced Manufacturing Launches 2015-16 Initiatives

Oregon Advanced Manufacturing Launches 2015-16 Initiatives

TEAM Oregon Advanced Manufacturing has launched Year 2 of its targeted statewide business development program. McMinnville Economic Development Partnership staff leads the team, which consists…

Business Oregon Secures Funding for Small Business Exports

        Business Oregon, the state’s economic development agency, has secured $450,000 in federal grants to help small businesses export their products and…