As Oregon’s leading public research university, Oregon State offers a diverse portfolio of research innovations, faculty and student talent and specialized laboratories and equipment.

The Advantage Partnerships Program delivers real-world solutions by matching business needs to Oregon State expertise and resources. A joint venture of the OSU Foundation and the Research Office, the Advantage Partnerships Program helps industry access faculty and student talent, develop opportunities for sponsored research and use university facilities for research and development.

Video with Jill Eiland from IntelVideo with Jim Piro from PGEVideo with Tim Weber from HPVideo with Ian Osborne from Blount


2015 HP - OSU Seed Fund Request for Proposals

HP and OSU have a long history of collaboration. A request for proposals has been released to further this partnership by seeking projects (proposals) which best advance the intersection of our strategic interests.  Our goal is to find the next big thing within the intersection of HP’s interests and OSU’s interests.  The seed fund is sponsored by Hewlett Packard and Oregon State University’s College of Engineering and College of Science, with support from the Research Office. For more information and to connect with HP technologists, please join us at a mixer, Thursday, June 4, from 5:30-7:30 - contact Tracy at to RSVP.

Oregon State University Announces New Partnership with Polaris Battery Labs


Freshman Jake Gilbert, junior Brian Benavidez and sophomore Aidan DalyFreshman Jake Gilbert, junior Brian Benavidez and sophomore Aidan Daly-Jensen demonstrate the working prototype they developed to modernize the user interface for oscilloscopes. The project was funded by a gift from the Tektronix Foundation, as part of the new Collaboratory.

Unmanned Systems Research

Oregon State faculty members are using aerial, land-based and on-water/underwater unmanned systems in their research. The applications span several market sectors: precision agriculture, geomatics and surveying, geology, ocean and atmospheric science, forestry, robotics, environmental monitoring and remote sensing. Learn more.

Julie Brandis, Co-Director
Industry Partnering Program
OSU Foundation

Ann Schmierer, Co-Director
Industry Partnering Program
Research Office