Oregon State University

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 (All Day Event)


Innovations on the frontiers of science and technology can help address the environmental challenges we face. The 2017 BEST FEST will explore how cutting edge innovations in Advanced Manufacturing, Energy, Water, Big Iron, Natural Resources, IoT, Agriculture and Food can make a positive impact on the planet while also growing the Oregon economy. Experts from across industries in Oregon and outside the state along with entrepreneurs and university researchers will expose exciting innovations in an informative and fascinating program.
One Day. 400 People. Countless Big Ideas. Now in its ninth year, BEST FEST brings together the doers, thinkers, and innovators working in clean technology across the region. Our signature event – known as the Pacific Northwest’s premier cleantech innovation conference – is about learning, inspiring, networking, sharing ideas, and shaping a sustainable future. BEST FEST convenes a diverse audience of entrepreneurs, investors, partners, corporates, university researchers, students, and scientists – all of whom share the common goal of accelerating solutions to environmental challenges and want to create opportunities to engage  

OREGON BEST Overview Oregon BEST is an independent nonprofit focused on building a cleantech economy with solutions to environmental challenges. We invest strategically in public-private partnerships that rapidly transform university research into new clean technologies, companies, and jobs. The research, projects, and startups we support serve as a proving ground for leading-edge clean technologies while powering a vibrant innovation ecosystem. We harness Oregon’s spirit of innovation in sustainability to improve the world’s ability to live, work, and build in healthier and more sustainable ways.

Annisa Goss
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