October 18-20 | Tucson, AZ

The Research Institution GAP Fund and Accelerator Program Summit

Overview: Portland State University Venture Development Fund

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October 18-20, 2023 / Tucson, AZ
The annual summit for research institution gap fund and accelerator programs, including proof of concept programs, startup accelerators, and university venture funds

The Story

The University Venture Development Fund (UVDF)
is a legislatively created and donor funded venture/
grant program unique to the State of Oregon. As a
fund used to fill the funding ‘gap’ between university
innovation and commercial products and services, the
UVDF benefits faculty, the university, and company
and individual donors (with a generous Oregon tax
credit), while at the same time spurring the local and
regional economy by promoting the use and impact of
innovations born within PSU.

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