Archive | April, 2013

Port of Tillamook Bay wins FEMA Appeal

The Port of Tillamook Bay is now eligible to receive $4.3 million in federal funds for its flood reduction project planned northwest of the City of Tillamook. The eligibility ruling comes after two years of Port appeals within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The project, known as the Southern Flow Corridor, was developed by the local community in collaboration with state and federal agencies under the “Oregon Solutions” program.

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Port of Tillamook Bay wins FEMA Appeal . Tillamook Headlight Herald. April 20, 2013.

Accelerating Startups

The Apr/May issue of Open For Business magazine features the Regional Accelerator Innovation Network, or RAIN. RAIN calls for a mix of fully-equipped facilities, financing assistance and business consultation services to help emerging companies get established. Serving as anchors of the regional network, two accelerator facilities would be developed in Eugene and Corvallis near the UO and OSU campuses.

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Accelerating Startups. Open for Business Magazine. April/ May 2013.