OBI & OTRADI September 2023 Newsletter

OTRADI Welcomes New Board Members

We are thrilled to welcome Ramsey and Karl to OTRADI’s Board of Directors:

Karl Mundorff, Executive Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Oregon State University

Ramsey Cox, Founder of Ramsey Cox Media Relations and Public Affairs


OBI Client Company Wins

Rewire AI

Trace Biosciences

Gamma Diagnostics

Hemex Health


Sparrow Pharmaceuticals (Alumnus)


Enroll by September 14 for the OCTRI BIP Corp

This 6-week I-Corps short course offers a new approach to accelerate the translation of discoveries from lab to clinical practice. Based on the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-CorpsTM) program, BIP Corp is an evidence-based experience that will take you out of your comfort zone to connect with potential customers and provide you with a competitive business case for future funding, partnership and translational science opportunities.

Clinicians, scientists, postdocs, graduate students, engineers and entrepreneurs with an early stage idea. Teams (2+) encouraged.

In this course, you will:

Wednesdays, September 20-October 25
9:00-11:00 AM
Virtual format
Free for OHSU and non-OHSU participants

Course details and schedule information
Enroll by Sept 14th


Upcoming Events


Techworks on Tap Up Top
September 14, 2023
2:30-4:30 PM
811 SE Stark St, Unit 300, Portland, OR
Register here


OBI Virtual Lunch & Learn: FDA Submissions –
Best Practices for Early Stage Startups
September 20, 2023
12:00-1:00 PM
Register now!


OBI Virtual Lunch & Learn:
Oregon InC’s SBIR Support Programs
September 27, 2023
12:00-1:00 PM
Register now!


OBI Accelerate Happy Hour Networking
October 5, 2023
5:30-7:00 PM
OBI Event Space, Portland
Registration now open!


OBI Lunch & Learn: Streamlining DEI with
Inclusive Hiring and Retention Tools
October 11, 2023
12:00-1:00 PM
OBI Event Space, Portland
Registration now open!


Oregon Bio Biotech Summit 2023
October 25, 2023
1:00-7:30 PM
Twist Bioscience – Wilsonville
Get tickets