WBENC National Woman Owned Business
RapidMade is proud to be a nationally, 3rd party certified, woman-owned small business and woman business enterprise. As a prime or secondary supplier, we qualify projects for WBE/WOSB and Small Business set-aside contracts.
State of Oregon Certified Woman Owned and Emerging Small Business
RapidMade is proud to be an Oregon certified woman-owned small business and emerging small business. As a prime or secondary supplier, we qualify projects for WBE/WOSB/ESB set-aside projects.
Advanced Manufacturing Partnership
US Department of Energy: Advanced Manufacturing Office
AMP's Mission: Identify opportunities for investments in R&D, pre-competitive collaboration, and shared facilities and infrastructure that have the potential to transform advanced manufacturing in the United States
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Where Manufacturing Comes Together
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking. Through its many programs, events, magazines, publications and online training division, Tooling U, SME connects manufacturing practitioners to each other, to the latest technologies and to the most up-to-date manufacturing processes. SME has members around the world and is supported by a network of chapters and technical communities.
no-cost online buyer-supplier network
An award-winning business-to-business and economic development resource sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC) in partnership with the Oregon Business Development Department (OBDD).
Additive Manufacturing Users Group
AMUG educates and advances the uses and applications of additive manufacturing technologies.
AMUG is an independent, industry-wide users group that gives its members a forum for learning, information exchange and establishing professional connections. No matter what additive manufacturing technology you use, AMUG is here to assist you in getting the most from the technology and achieving all that is possible.
The mission of the Portland State Business Accelerator is to incubate and accelerate start-up technology and science companies while creating a living laboratory for the University community.
"The PSBA is part of a larger effort by Portland State University to promote and support industry collaborations that foster economic development for our state in key industries. We focus primarily on the industry clusters of Green Tech & Sustainability, IT & Software, and Biotech/Bioscience." - PSBA Home Page
Startup America Partnership
Talent, Services, Expertise, Customers and Capital
The Startup America Partnership is a private organization working to help young companies succeed in order to accelerate job growth in America.
"Innoget provides a full range of services related to the acquisition, revaluation and marketing of technologies and addressing the needs of R&D and innovation. In an Open Innovation environment, innovation becomes yet another element at the service of companies which can be bought, sold or acquired stemming from the ideas, products and technologies of other organisations. Innoget is conceived with the clear aim of helping our clients in acquiring this innovation and revaluing their most innovative technologies." - Innoget.com About Us
"Through networking and marketing opportunities, educational events, workforce development and by branding the Gorge as an excellent location for tech businesses, the GTA creates linkages and support structures for this industry cluster that continues to expand." - GTA Home Page
Oregon Entrepreneurs Network
The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network is the first place entrepreneurs, investors and service providers go to tap into all aspects of the entrepreneurial community in Oregon and Southwest Washington. OEN is the premier organization in Oregon serving entrepreneurs by offering:
•state-wide education programs
•networking events, providing access to lke-minded members of the entrepreneurial community
•opportunities for investment funding
•partnerships with related professional organizations.