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August 9, 2009

Big Waves at ONAMI

Good news from our friends at ONAMI. In their August News there were announcements of several successes and recognition for the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute, headquartered here in Corvallis. The first five years of ONAMI’s life have been exciting and productive.

ONAMI is more than the what’s here in the Valley, it is the first Oregon Signature Research Center. A cooperative venture among government and world-class nanoscience and microtechnology R&D institutions and industry in the Northwest. The principle research affliates in ONAMI are the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland State University, and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory .

Below is a sample of the good news and a link to the full newsletter.

Skip Rung, Executive Director

It’s official – the FY09 results are in, and there’s been no recession at ONAMI. Our research members collectively won a record $36.6M in new awards from federal and private sources. This is after subtracting $4.5M in internal subcontracts (which reflect growing collaboration among our institutions) and beforeany effects of federal stimulus spending. It is also four times higher than when we first started collecting data in FY04.


ONAMI Commercialization News – Jay Lindquist

Our Commercialization and Gap Program continues to be successful and now boasts 15 company–university partnerships actively working to bring new technologies to market.

ONAMI High Tech Extension Updates – Janet Teshima

ONAMI’s Shared User Facilities continue to grow; adding new equipment, researchers and users over the last quarter.

See these and other stories about what’s going by reading the full newsletter and learn more about ONAMI at their web site..

Also here’s info on the upcoming conference sponsored by ONAMI and the Washington Technology Center.


Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference.


6th Annual Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference

If you are involved in the transformation from discovery and development to commercialization of products this conference is for you.

6th Annual Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference
09.21.09
Portland, OR

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