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Feb 11th, 2015 This town in Oregon is supposedly more ‘innovative’ than SeattleIf Corvallis, Ore., is looking for a new slogan to slap on its town sign, it might be this: “Welcome to Corvallis. More innovative than Seattle.” At least, that’s according to Nerdwallet’s list of “America’s Most Innovative Tech Hubs,” which listed the Oregon town at No. 4, ahead of Seattle at No 5. ... Read More >>

Feb 5th, 2015 ONAMI gap company selected for RAIN business acceleratorNemaMetrix, a University of Oregon spin-off that got its start as an ONAMI gap funding company, has been chosen for the RAIN business accelerator in Eugene. ... Read More >>

Jan 28th, 2015 Everything you need to know about nanopesticidesONAMI Member Researcher Stacey Harper has never been a farmer. In wooded Alsea, Oregon, Harper is more likely to be found hunting elk than sowing seeds. Rather, it’s Harper’s work in the laboratory that links her to the soil. A scientist at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, Harper is doggedly researching tiny, human-made substances called nanoparticles ... Read More >>

Jan 26th, 2015 Perpetua raises $3 million in new investment fundsPORTLAND, OR –– Perpetua Power Source Technologies, Inc., leading manufacturer of renewable energy solutions and ONAMI Commercialization Fund Program gap company, announced it has closed a $3 million investment led by current investors and joined by NextSteps Capital. Perpetua will utilize the funding to continue to enhance its products and expand its production capabilities. ... Read More >>

Jan 26th, 2015 Perpetua announces wearable thermoelectric technology spin-offPerpetua Power Source Technologies, Inc. will continue to build on its momentum in the industrial wireless sensor markets, while the new spin-off, Thermogen Technologies, Inc., will strategically focus on the rapidly expanding wearables and IoT markets. ... Read More >>

Dec 19th, 2014 ONAMI researchers look into the 'maze' of connections in photoactive quantum dotsUniversity of Oregon professors Mark Lonergan and Andrew Marcus, both ONAMI members, working with Swedish researchers, used modified UO spectroscopy equipment at UO to see how captured sunlight can be converted into electricity. ... Read More >>

Dec 9th, 2014 ONAMI researcher elected as 2014 Fellow to AAASONAMI member researcher and OSU professor of Chemistry Vince Remcho and two other OSU faculty members have been elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and a publisher of peer-reviewed journals. ... Read More >>

Dec 5th, 2014 New type of semiconductor could change face of consumer electronicsAdvances in semiconductor material and design by ONAMI member and Oregon State University Professor John Wager may be about to shake up the field of consumer electronics. ... Read More >>

Dec 3rd, 2014 Atmospheric carbon dioxide used for energy storage productsOregon State University professor Xiulei (David) Ji, an ONAMI member, is lead author of a just-published in Nano Energy whose findings report a fascinating new way to take some of the atmospheric carbon dioxide that’s causing the greenhouse effect and use it to make an advanced, high-value material for use in energy storage products. ... Read More >>

Dec 1st, 2014 University-industry collaboration points to imporved nanomaterialsA potential path to identify imperfections and improve the quality of nanomaterials for use in next-generation solar cells has emerged from a collaboration by the University of Oregon lab of ONAMI member researcher and UO professor George Nazin and industry researchers with Voxtel Nanophotonics. ... Read More >>

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