OBI & OTRADI December 2023 Newsletter

Cheers to Winter Celebrations

The Oregon Bioscience Incubator & OTRADI team sends you warm holiday greetings and hopes you have fun and festive winter celebrations with your friends and family. Our offices will be closed December 25 through January 1, and we look forward to seeing you in 2024!

Welcome New Board Members

Our newest OTRADI board members are Jennifer Fox and Amanda Oborne.

Jennifer joined OTRADI as Assistant Director in 2008 and was President & Executive Director from 2013 to 2019. She is currently Director of Network & Outcomes at Autodesk Research, and we are delighted for her return to OTRADI as a board member.

We’re also very excited to welcome Ideaship’s Managing Director Amanda Oborne to our board. Prior to Ideaship, Amanda served as Executive Director for Oregon Entrepreneurs Network and VP of Food & Farms at Ecotrust.

Client Company Wins

ESG Brands

Trace Biosciences



Hemex Health

Absci (alumnus)

Congratulations on your outstanding achievements!

Vivivi Medical Joins the OBI

Vivivi Medical joined the incubator in December 2023. Founded in Houston, Texas, they are looking forward to making Oregon their headquarters. Vivivi Medical is developing a permanent solution that reverses Benign Prostate
Hyperplasia (BPH) through a robotic/laparoscopic procedure. Learn more at their website and say hello when you see them at the OBI!

Upcoming Events

Oregon Entrepreneurs Network
December Pub Talk: Wrap Party
December 13, 2023
5:15-7:30 PM
Fresh Consulting – Portland
Get tickets here

PDXWIT Presents:
Winter Soiree & Awards Ceremony
December 14, 2023
5:30-7:00 PM
Cambia Health Solutions – Portland
Free – register here


OBI Accelerate Happy Hour Networking
January 11, 2024
5:30-7:00 PM
OBI Event Space – Portland
Free – register here


OBI Lunch & Learn: Bootstrapping Social
January 17, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
Free – register here