2017 ORS 284.742¹
Grants and loans for innovation-based economic development
  • fees
  • rules

(1) Subject to the approval of the Oregon Business Development Department, the Oregon Innovation Council may make grants and loans from the Oregon Innovation Fund created under ORS 284.720 (Oregon Innovation Fund) to fund proposals that have as their principal objectives:

(a) The establishment of partnerships between and collaborations with research institutions and Oregon growth businesses for innovation-based economic development; or

(b) The transfer of innovation-based economic development technology to the private sector or the commercialization of innovation-based economic development research and related development in Oregon.

(2)(a) To qualify for a grant or loan under subsection (1) of this section, a proposal must be submitted to the Oregon Innovation Council in the manner and with a fee as may be prescribed by rule.

(b) All proposals for funding under subsection (1) of this section must establish return on investment criteria and performance measures as prescribed by rule.

(3) The Oregon Innovation Council shall make recommendations to the department for rules to be adopted by the department to administer the provisions of this section. [2011 c.610 §10]

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.