OBI & OTRADI March 2019 Newsletter

Portland biotech firm, MolecularMD, purchased by global drug development company Icon

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OBI Client Company Wins

OBI’s BioMentor Program is available throughout all of Oregon

OBI offers an extensive BioMentor program to provide pro bono advice and assistance to promising life science and digital health entrepreneurs across the state of Oregon.

We have a network of >90 BioMentors with valuable expertise in a wide range of business topics that are integral to the success of early-stage life science companies, including:

Click here to learn more about our BioMentor program and to see our network of BioMentor contacts.

To connect with BioMentors, please fill out this form.

New client company, Bio Lab Analytics, joins the OBI in February!

Bio Lab Analytics, LLC, provides data management & analysis services for life science professionals and organizations. We assist clients with study design for research & quality improvement projects; statistics, biostatistics, and data analysis in R, SAS, Python, and Tableau; and SQL database design & development. Areas of expertise include clinical research, laboratory medicine, biotechnology, and plant biology.


Join us for these upcoming OBI and OBI-Partner events:

Partner Event: Tonkon Talks – The Story of Zoom is on March 6th from 12-1PM. Register now. Free to attend.


OBI Event: Our monthly Accelerate Bio & Digital Health Happy Hour is on March 7th at OBI/OTRADI Register now. Free to attend.


Partner Event: Angel Capital Expo Northwest is on March 8th from 7:30am – 6pm. Register now. $0-$300.



OBI Event: OBI’s Life Science & Digital Health CEO Peer-Mentoring Roundtable is on March 12th from 12-1:30PM. Register now. Free to attend.


Partner Event: Oregon Bioscience Association’s signature event Bio on the Rocks is on March 19th from 5-8:30PM. Register now. $35-$75 to attend.


OBI Event: Join us for a Lunch & Learn on Designing for Privacy and Security Compliance on March 21st from 12-1PMRegister now. Free to attend.


Partner Event: OHSU’s 2019 Commercialization Conference will be March 27-28th. Register now. $20-$125.


Partner Event: TechfestNW will be April 4-5th. Register now. $99-$275.



Partner Event: Science Talk ’19 will be April 4-5th. Register now. $125-$300.


OBI, OCTRI, and TTBD Workshop: All About the SBIR Grant Process – An Inside Perspective, will be April 12th from 9am-1pm. Apply now.


Partner Event: Oregon Science Startup Forum is on April 20th. Register now. $30-$60.