2017 ORS 284.715¹
State plan for innovation and economic competitiveness

(1) The Oregon Innovation Council shall develop a state plan for innovation and economic competitiveness. The plan shall include policy and program recommendations to:

(a) Identify and expand the state’s industry and core research strengths related to Oregon traded sector industries, Oregon growth businesses and higher education that have the highest potential for commercialization and economic impact;

(b) Enhance the entrepreneurial ecosystem that promotes the development and growth of new innovation-based businesses and assists existing businesses in developing new products;

(c) Stimulate seed and start-up capital investment and entrepreneurial capacity that will promote innovation-based economic development in Oregon traded sector industries or Oregon growth businesses; and

(d) Develop an innovation and entrepreneurial index that benchmarks Oregon to national averages and other states, and that tracks two-year and five-year progress toward these performance metrics.

(2) The council shall complete the plan by December 31, 2015, and update the plan every biennium.

(3) Each year, the council shall report to the Governor and the Legislative Assembly about the plan. [2005 c.748 §5; 2011 c.610 §4; 2015 c.196 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 284—Organizations for Economic Development, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors284.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.