The Oregon State University Advantage is led through our Research Office and connects OSU with industry, entrepreneurs and investors. The Advantage team is made up of three units. The OSU Advantage Accelerator focuses on speeding the commercialization success of high-growth, innovative companies. Advantage Partnerships connects established companies to world-class research, facilities and faculty and student talent. The Advantage Impact - Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development leads OSU's industry-sponsored research efforts and licensing of OSU innovation. Faculty and students can also find information and resources on working with industry throughout this site.
Contact us to access resources that can help drive bottom-line business success, solve problems, commercialize innovations and launch companies. That's the advantage of working with Oregon State University.
Established by the Vice President for Research and the CEO of the OSU Foundation, the Executive Commercial Advisory Council provides advice and guidance on the strategy and execution of the OSU Advantage - to move at the speed of business, capture valuable IP across the university, fund high risk high reward research, launch startups and grow relationships with industry. The Council is comprised of OSU alumni and supporters with significant background as industry executives, entrepreneurs and investors. Current members and their brief bios can be found here.