Founded in 2007, the Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute (OTRADI) is a nonprofit Oregon Signature Research Center and organization that facilitates scientific collaboration and the commercialization of new bioscience discoveries.
OTRADI works with private and public entities to discover, develop and commercialize pharmaceutical drugs, diagnostics, medical devices and products using its expertise and equipment. Some of its partners include bioscience companies, economic development organizations and research universities.
OTRADI is dedicated to broad-based bioscience research, with an emphasis on industry growth and job creation in Oregon. Through its partnerships with businesses, organizations and universities and its Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering Program, OTRADI is helping to foster an already thriving industry here in Oregon by attracting new bioscience business, expediting the commercialization process and inspiring Oregon’s youth to advance in the science and technology fields.