Business Oregon is offering an enhanced Phase 0 Grant and calling for proposals by Friday, February 1, 2019.
Grants of up to $100,000 will be provided to Oregon companies commercializing promising science and research that aligns with Oregon InC’s targeted industry sectors: active lifestyle, advanced manufacturing, natural resources, life science applications, advanced materials, and clean tech/impact investing. This is an opportunity for companies that are not yet ready for commercial or institutional investment. Funds are meant to support proof of concept for innovations.
Eligible companies should have existing relationships with service providers, like Signature Research Centers, University Tech Transfer offices and related incubators and accelerators, awardees of Oregon Growth Board funding, or Business Oregon innovation partner organizations.
The formal announcement from Business Oregon contains the full eligibility requirements, submission requirements and application instructions. Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, February 1, 2019. Nate Wildfire will hold optional conference calls and office hours in order to answer any questions. The formal announcement contains Nate Wildfire’s contact information and guidelines for his availability.