2017 ORS 284.740¹
Oregon Innovation Council research centers

(1) The Oregon Innovation Council may establish one or more signature research centers to maximize collaborative ventures among research institutions, public entities and Oregon growth businesses that will capitalize on opportunities to obtain private and federal funding for the research and development of innovation-based economic development.

(2) The council may contract with a nonprofit entity for the administration of the centers.

(3) Signature research centers, Oregon growth businesses and research institutions contracting to engage in innovation-based economic development, to conduct research within a signature research center or to engage in other business endeavors, as defined by the Oregon Innovation Council by rule, may receive grants and loans from moneys in the Oregon Innovation Fund created under ORS 284.720 (Oregon Innovation Fund) or the Oregon Commercialized Research Fund created under ORS 284.725 (Oregon Commercialized Research Fund). [2005 c.748 §11; 2011 c.610 §8]

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.