The 2019 Request for Proposals is now open. Details on the 2019 General UVDF RFP may be downloaded here:
OSU Faculty & Students
Routing via Cayuse to OSRAA for internal review & approval: 5 PM June 3, 2019
Non-OSU Accelerator companies and students
Deadline for seeking approval to submit: 5 PM May 10, 2019
Deadline for sending proposal to OSRAA for compliance review: 4PM May 31,2019
Submission of OSRAA Approved Proposals to Sponsor: 5 PM June 6, 2019
In 2005 the Oregon State Legislature passed an innovative bill providing an unprecedented tax incentive for donors choosing to support commercialization of promising university discoveries and campus-based entrepreneurial education by contributing to university venture development funds at the seven Oregon University System (OUS) campuses and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). The OSU Venture Fund builds entrepreneurial capacity in Oregon, aids emerging university technologies to become commercially viable and helps small technology companies grow in Oregon.
The purposes of a university venture development fund are to provide:
The Fund operates on donations and provides a generous tax incentive to donors.