Apply to the Oregon UAS Accelerator

Program Benefits

The Oregon UAS Accelerator is now accepting applications for its groundbreaking program designed to propel innovation in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry. This is an unparalleled opportunity for entrepreneurs, startups, and innovators to bring their cutting-edge ideas to market and shape the future of autonomous systems.

By participating in the Oregon UAS Accelerator, you'll gain access to a comprehensive suite of resources and support services, including:

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ACCEPTED PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE

$40,000 Non-Dilutive Grant

Each selected participant will receive a $40,000 non-dilutive grant to fuel their growth and development.

Access to State-of-the-Art Facilities

Enjoy access to world-class workspace, airspace, equipment, and expertise at the renowned Pendleton UAS Range.

  • Range Flight Days & Staff Support for up to 180 days.
  • 1 Platform-Specific COA and/or Pen & Ink Access to Existing COAs (14,000 square miles; 15,000 ft/ MSL)
  • Access and use of our 50’ x 50’ Flight Test Pad, including power, water, and high-speed fiber access for up to 180 days.
  • On-Site Office and shop space provided at no-cost.
  • 20’ x 8’ secured storage space for up to 180 days.
  • All Participants also receive, No Cost Access to Available Flight-Support Assets (Mission Control Equipment, Mobile Command Centers, 3D Printers, and more)

Expert Mentorship

Receive invaluable guidance and mentorship from experienced professionals, industry experts, and successful entrepreneurs.

Strategic Partnerships

Leverage strategic partnerships with industry leaders, suppliers, and potential customers to accelerate your success.

Business Support

Access comprehensive business assistance, credibility validation, and support services to navigate the entrepreneurial journey.

Investor Connections

Gain exposure to potential investors and funding opportunities through pitch events and networking opportunities.

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Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Oregon UAS Accelerator program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an Oregon-based company or have a strong desire to establish a presence in Oregon.
  • Must be higher then TRL (technical readiness level) of 5
  • Have a founder or key team member dedicated to working full-time on the accelerator program through its duration.
  • Demonstrate a viable and innovative UAS-related product, service, or technology with significant market potential.
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to growth and a willingness to actively engage in the accelerator program.

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Application Process

The application process for the Oregon UAS Accelerator is competitive, and only a limited number of participants will be selected for each cohort. To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. Complete the Online Application Form: Provide detailed information about your company, team, product or service, market opportunity, and growth plans.
  2. Submit Supporting Materials: Include any relevant documents, such as business plans, pitch decks, or product demonstrations, that can support your application.
  3. Attend an Interview (if selected): Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in an interview with the selection committee.

Join the Accelerator Today

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to accelerate your UAS venture and unlock its full potential. Apply to the Oregon UAS Accelerator today and embark on a transformative journey towards success.