Oregon State University turns knowledge into significant economic impact in Oregon and beyond. OSU’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship endeavors fuel the creation of new enterprises, products, services and investment with our discoveries and, ultimately, serves as an engine for widely-shared economic prosperity, improved human welfare, and a healthier planet. These endeavors enable OSU researchers to maximize the impact of their work on society while training the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs.  Through this OSU Advantage initiative, we welcome students, faculty, researchers, alumni and our community to tap into the wide range of resources available to support your endeavors.


Karl Mundorff (Executive Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Director of OSU Advantage Accelerator, [email protected])

Rich G. Carter (Faculty Lead for Innovation Excellence and Professor of Chemistry, [email protected])


#1 Most Innovative University in the Pacific Northwest.

#33 in the Nation. (U.S. News & World Report)



#2 Most Innovative metro area in the U.S. (Verizon)


#8 Most Active business accelerator / incubator in 2016 in the U.S. and Canda




#7 on U.S. State Innovation Index (Bloomberg)