New Funding Will Invest in Promising Oregon Technology and Science Startups

April 25, 2024

Today Business Oregon and its Oregon Innovation Council announced a $4 million awardto the Portland Seed Fund that will provide investments in early-stage Oregon businessesthrough the Intrepid Oregon Fund. Portland Seed Fund (PSF) was selected to manage Business Oregon’sCommercialization Gap Fund III and the $4 million associated with it. The…

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Business Oregon and Oregon InC Award $2.6 Million to Support Oregon Innovators

April 17, 2024

Business Oregon and the Oregon Innovation Council (Oregon InC) are pleased toannounce the recipients of the 2024-2025 Regional Innovation Hub Grants. RegionalInnovation Hubs provide technical assistance, capital, networking, mentorship, and talentdevelopment to innovation-based entrepreneurs statewide. Regional Innovation Hub grantfunding supports these Hubs in continuing their work assisting entrepreneurs withinnovation-based business…

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Introducing Art Authority Museum for Apple Vision Pro. 

February 24, 2024

By Jim Teece We had an app in the App Store on the first day for the iPhone. We had an app in the App Store for the iPad on the first day. So it was natural for us to want an app in the App Store on the first…

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December 19, 2023

Coding isn’t just a skill, it’s your new SUPERPOWER! 2024 Coding Camp Lineup: Classes are open to students ages 16 – 24 from Jackson,Josephine, and Klamath Counties. SPACE LIMITED – APPLY NOW & EMBRACE THE FUTURE! Join us, and let’s redefine what’s possible in 2024! 711 Medford Center #320Medford, OR…

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SOU to help lead research initiative for undergraduate institutions

December 14, 2023

Southern Oregon University is part of a consortium of 11 colleges and universities across the country that will use a new, $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to plan and host three regional workshops intended to advance research enterprises at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs). The goal of NSF’s GRANTED…

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Innovation Jam draws 30-plus students

November 19, 2023

More than 30 Southern Oregon University and Rogue Community College students gathered at CraterWorks Makerspace on Saturday, Nov. 4, for the second annual Southern Oregon Innovation Jam. Students participated in design thinking exercises, created big ideas to solve local problems and pitched solutions, while local business professionals and entrepreneurs were…

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My thoughts from the Global RedwoodJS Conference held in Grants Pass

October 11, 2023

I attended the RedwoodJS conference in Grants Pass last month.  RedwoodJS is a relatively new OpenSource JavaScript full stack platform formed and run in Bay Area Silicon Valley roots. RedwoodJS is the latest open source project of Tom Preston-Werner, the Founder and former CEO of GitHub. So it’s a big…

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Coding Zeal hosts 2 day conference for RedwoodJS community to gather and learn online and in-person in Grants Pass

September 12, 2023

Trever is at it again. This time he and the amazing team at Coding Zeal will host the first ever RedwoodJS conference.  RedwoodJS is a React framework that enables you to quickly scaffold up an app from idea to deployment.  From GitHub — Redwood is an opinionated, full-stack, JavaScript/TypeScript web…

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OIT Students present research at annual IdeaFest and compete for prize money

July 16, 2023

Annually, Oregon Tech hosts IdeaFest, an event that celebrates student research while enhancing students’ ability to present their findings. Held at both the Klamath Falls and Portland-Metro campuses, IdeaFest is the university’s largest display of student research. With the Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce sponsoring the May 31 Portland-Metro event,…

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Arcimoto Announces Availability of the All-New Electric Modular Utility Vehicle

July 16, 2023

All-New Electric Utility Vehicle Provides Optimal Performance for Industrial, Commercial and Ground-Support Applications Arcimoto, Inc.® (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of purpose-built electric utility and consumer vehicles, today announced the availability of a new model offering, the Arcimoto MUV (Modular Utility Vehicle). This marks the first on-road modular utility vehicle in the company’s…

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Faction and Arcimoto Announce Commercial Teaming and Joint Investment Agreement for Co-Development of Driverless Vehicle Platforms

May 11, 2023

EUGENE, Ore. and SAN FRANCISCO, May 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arcimoto, Inc. (NASDAQ: FUV) the leading North American manufacturer of ultra-efficient and affordable electric vehicles and Faction Technology, Inc. a self-driving technology provider, today announced a strategic and joint investment agreement to scale driverless vehicle fleets. The agreement builds upon a long partnership…

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House passes $210 million Oregon CHIPS Act to fund semiconductor industry

April 9, 2023

The Oregon Chips Act has recently been passed by the House of Representatives in Oregon, with the aim of providing financial support to the state’s semiconductor industry. The Act will allocate a sum of $210 million towards various initiatives, including research and development, workforce training, and infrastructure improvements. The semiconductor…

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