OSU actively supports faculty and their students when they wish to launch a new company using technologies arising from their research at OSU.  In addition to offering a world-class Accelerator, OSU will work with faculty to evaluate the company’s initial launch strategies and pave the way for a license covering the core intellectual property that the startup wants to commercialize.

Use the following resources to help you in planning your startup enterprise.

Oregon State University Resources for Startups

Other Startup Resources

  • Business Oregon - Oregon's state economic development agency.
  • BizCenter - Services are available to anyone who owns, operate, or is considering starting, a small business in Oregon.
  • The Business Enterprise Center - A non-profit, business accelerator that provides professionally-managed facilities and services at a subsidized rate for primarily start-up businesses.
  • Technology Association of Oregon - Has a fundamental commitment to maintaining a high-quality environment in which software-dependent organizations can find educational opportunities, networking and work force development programs.