High Tech Extension

Business Oregon and ONAMI can help you turn your ideas into exciting new opportunities, or improve existing product lines to make your company more competitive. ONAMI’s High Tech Extension connects you with top research talent and cutting-edge laboratories of the state’s research universities. You get immediate access to highly skilled workers and state-of-the-art materials characterization and fabrication equipment.

Facility Matching Grant Program for New Users

If your Oregon business hasn’t worked with an ONAMI facility in the last two years, you may qualify for a matching grant. Learn about the Business Oregon-ONAMI Facility Matching Grant Program for First-time Users.

Our Facilities

  • More than 30,000 square feet of laboratory space in Eugene, Corvallis and Portland
  • Rapid prototyping for non-silicon microchannel devices, and nanomaterials
  • Materials characterization services (SEM, S/TEM, Dual Beam, Microprobe, XRD, AFM, XPS, ToF-SIMS)
  • Pay per hour or industrial R&D partnership

For details about facility capabilities go to Capabilities-at-a-Glance and Facility pages.

Not sure how to get started? General questions?

Please contact ONAMI’s High Tech Extension Director Len Blackstone: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 541-942-3870.


Greg Baty .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Office: 503-725-2867 Lab: 503-725-8916 CEMN


Melodi Jayne .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Office: 541-346-6447 CAMCOR



Teresa Sawyer .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Office: 541-737-5645 OSU EM Facility



Todd Miller Prototyping Manager .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Office: 541-713-1341 Microproducts Breakthrough Institute


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FEG SEM images

Field Emission SEM images taken at the Center for Electron Microscopy and Nanofabricaton- Portland State University. 

(Left) Facets on CdS nanorods courtesy of Athavan Nadarajah. (Right) Carbon nanotube bundles courtesy of Devon McClain.

Featured Researcher

Baker, Nathan

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Safer Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing

Spotlight Gap Company

“We’re excited to tap into the local expertise available through ONAMI and its ecosystem of resources to design and build a unique solution.” Nathan Lillegard, CEO, Floragenex
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