from concept to marketplace

Money and mentors for collaborative teams of university researcher and Oregon startups/small businesses. Links to investment and funding opportunities for private equity firms and foundations.

ONAMI’s commercialization program provides gap grants and business counsel to benefit Oregon startups and small businesses teamed with academic researchers and affiliated core facilities, helping them transform concepts into market-ready products. Since 2003, this support has culminated in $140M in leveraged funds—investments in local companies that are creating jobs in Oregon and changing lives around the world.

smaller chips

smaller chips

Semiconductor companies are looking to Inpria, an ONAMI spinoff, to help them pack more transistors onto their chips. Inpria’s innovative metal oxide-based materials promise more function per unit area, which means higher performing smartphones, laptops and tablets in the near future. Read more >>

a whole new view

a whole new view

With a gap grant from ONAMI, Amorphyx is well on its way to helping display manufacturers reduce costs and improve performance. The company’s metal-insulator-metal (MIM) diode-based devices promise a ground-breaking alternative to thin-film transistor. Read more >>

preventing over-fertilization

preventing over-fertilization

Thanks to SupraSensor Technologies, growers can make sure they’re not pouring too much fertilizer, money and pollution into their fields and ground water. An ONAMI gap grant is helping the company bring its real-time wireless soil sensors to market. Read more >>