OTRADI works with its partners to translate today’s research into tomorrow's drugs, vaccines and diagnostics. As a drug commercialization accelerator, OTRADI fills a critical gap in Oregon's drug development pipeline by providing Oregon’s scientific investigators with access to previously unavailable and prohibitively expensive equipment, expertise and resources.
OTRADI’s partners leverage OTRADI's tools to attract funding for bioscience research; increase the speed, number and quality of new infectious disease therapeutics, vaccines and diagnostics commercialized; and translate products into new bioscience companies.
OTRADI works to accelerate a product’s development and commercialization through strategic partnerships and access to its wealth of resources, including world-class expertise and equipment. OTRADI partners have access to the following support system:
Instrumentation and Resources
Partnering with OTRADI
Scientists from Oregon’s research universities and small bioscience businesses are encouraged to become OTRADI-affiliated researchers. OTRADI-affiliated researchers have access to expertise and drug-discovery equipment, as well as support with assay development, grant writing and commercialization of new drug discoveries in Oregon. OTRADI-affiliated researchers can also apply for OTRADI Innovation and Commercialization Funds.
For more information, contact contact OTRADI Executive Director Jennifer Fox.