OBI & OTRADI October 2023 Newsletter

Adrienne Klein Joins the OBI Team

Adrienne Klein, Programs and Operations Specialist, brings a unique blend of skills and experiences to her role at Oregon Bioscience Incubator/OTRADI, where she joined the team in October 2023.

Adrienne gained invaluable experience in her previous career in the field of accounting working with start-ups in the Portland area. In her previous role, she was instrumental in providing financial guidance and support to emerging businesses, helping them navigate the complex financial landscape of entrepreneurship. Adrienne’s passion for biotechnology runs deep. Her fascination with the potential of biotech to transform healthcare and improve lives led her to complete her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health at Southern New Hampshire University.

As Programs and Operations Specialist, Adrienne is dedicated to creating an environment where innovation can flourish, resources are readily available, and strategic guidance is within reach for biotech start-ups. She manages day-to-day operations, facilitates networking and collaboration among biotech entrepreneurs, and coordinates essential programs and resources to propel innovative biotechnology ventures forward.

Welcome, Adrienne – we are thrilled to have you onboard!

OBI Client Company Wins


ESG Brands

Rewire AI


Hemex Health


Congratulations on these outstanding wins!

OBI Sponsors Saturday Academy Apprenticeships

Saturday Academy offers an Apprenticeship in Science and Engineering (ASE) each year. Acceptance into the program is a competitive process for high-school students, who work with engineers, scientists, and technology professionals full-time for 8 weeks during the summer.

The Oregon Bioscience Incubator is a proud supporter of this program. We just received lovely thank you letters from the 2023 ASE interns we sponsored. These students expressed how much the ASE program meant to them and how much they gained throughout the process and will carry forward to their future endeavors.

Thank you to Saturday Academy for offering this and other career exploration programs to spark curiosity in future scientists and leaders.

Upcoming Events

PDXWIT & IAPP Present: October Happy Hour –
Remaining Human in the time of Big Data, Big Tech and AI

October 17, 2023
5:30-7:00 PM
OBI Event Space, Portland, OR
Register here


OBI Lunch & Learn: Streamlining DEI with
Inclusive Hiring and Retention Tools
October 11, 2023
12:00-1:00 PM
Last chance to register!


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


OBI Accelerate Happy Hour
November 9, 2023
5:30-7:00 PM
OBI Event Space
Save the date!