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Feb 28th, 2017 ONAMI member joins National Academy of InventorsONAMI member researcher and OSU professor John Wager was recently named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. This prestigious title is given to academic inventors who have created or facilitated innovations that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society. ... Read More >>

Feb 13th, 2017 OSU Robotics and spinout Agility RoboticsOSU Robotics and spinout Agility Robotics,soon to join the ONAMI gap portfolio, gain worldwide publicity following unveiling of the next-generation in a revolutionary line of bi-pedal robot platforms. ... Read More >>

Jan 11th, 2017 Onboard Dynamics lands major development partnerONAMI Gap portfolio company Onboard Dynamics, Inc. announced today it has signed a contract with Southern California Gas Co. to fund the demonstration and testing of a new mobile natural gas compressor to be used to re-fuel compressed natural gas vehicles no matter where they are. The mobile natural ... Read More >>

Jan 6th, 2017 TomegaVax in the newsONAMI Gap fund portfolio company TomegaVax has been acquired by newly formed Vir Biotechnology of San Francisco, following a $150M investment commitment by ARCH Ventures and undisclosed amounts from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other potential investors. ... Read More >>

Dec 27th, 2016 Advances in flexible electronicsONAMI member Rajiv Malhotra's Oregon State University research has yielded a method for faster production of advanced, flexible electronics. Taking a deeper look at photonic sintering of silver nanoparticle films--the use of intense pulsed light to rapidly fuse ... Read More >>

Dec 20th, 2016 ONAMI Technology Lab at OSU, along with PNNL, to lead new federal energy efficiency effortOregon State University, with partner with Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, will co-direct the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment Institute, the most recent of 10 advanced manufacturing ... Read More >>

Nov 15th, 2016 Inpria takes offInpria was one of ONAMI's first gap-program-funded startups. The year was 2007. Now, its novel class of photoresist materials—metal oxide photoresists—addresses emerging needs in the electronics industry, and the community has taken notice. Last month the American Chemical Society ... Read More >>

Nov 3rd, 2016 ONAMI investment in semiconductor technology read the marketONAMI’s investment in novel semiconductor technology over many years was affirmed earlier this week when the White House announced the formation of a high-level working group composed of federal, industry and academic leaders whose mission is to ensure the global competitiveness of the US semiconductor industry. ... Read More >>

Oct 6th, 2016 Real-time water monitoring in Riddle, OregonONAMI portfolio company ZAPS Technologies’ LiquID Station is providing quality control feedback for the very forward-looking Riddle (ORR) Public Works Department, showing that its novel Hybrid Multispectral Analysis technology is an affordable fit for cities of all sizes. ... Read More >>

Sep 12th, 2016 ONAMI gap fund company Abom closes $8.6M roundAbom, a maker of high-end anti-fogging ski goggles, has closed out its first major round of funding at $8.6 million. The startup, based in Tigard, Oregon, has been slowly raising the round for the past two years and will use the capital ... Read More >>

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