OBI & OTRADI October 2019 Newsletter

OBI on Social Media

OBI recently joined Facebook. Follow us and stay tuned to see how we will be using Facebook Live.

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Now Accepting Applications for Matching Grants

Business Oregon is seeking applications for matching grants of either federal Phase I SBIR/STTR awards or Phase II awards. An Oregon company that has received a Phase I SBIR/STTR award may submit a proposal for projects up to $50,000. A company with a Phase II or Fast-track award may submit a proposal for projects up to $100,000. Open now through 11:59 pm October 31, 2019—Get the request for proposal (RFP); download the application form.

Check out Business Oregon’s SBIR Web Page for more information.

OBI Client Company Wins

OBI’s BioMentor Program is available throughout the entire state 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. We are here to help!

Join us for these upcoming OBI programs:

OBI Event: Join us for a Lunch & Learn on how to Pregame Your Business on October 22nd from 12-1pm. Register now. Free to attend.


OBI Event: Join us for our Accelerate Biotech & Digital Health Happy Hour on November 7th from 5:30-7pm at OBI/OTRADI. Register now. Free to attend.



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

Partner Event in Bend: The 16th Annual Bend Venture Conference will be October 17th & 18th. Register now. $135-$329 to attend.

Partner Event : Catalyze is hosting The Future of Digital Health and Wearables on October 22nd from 5-8pm. Register now. Free to attend.


Partner Event: Oregon Bioscience Association is hosting their 2019: Innovating and Scaling our Region’s Growth conference on October 29th from 8am – 6:30pm. Register now. $95-$180 to attend.

Partner Event: Oregon Entrepreneurs Network is hosting their 26th OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner on October 29th from 5pm – 9pm. Register now. $255 – $2,750 to attend.