Some of Bend’s most exciting startups are in the bioscience field, and the bioscience startup cluster recently rechristened itself the Bend Bioscience Consortium. Their goal is to connect and cultivate the sector in Central Oregon and launched their new website,, to that end.


Bend Bio will hold its Spring Event at the OSU-Cascades’ Graduate & Research Center to showcase the proposed site for the OSU-Cascades’ Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (ICE). They’ll have a line-up of entrepreneurial speakers, and ample networking time.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
5:30 – 7:30 pm
OSU-Cascades Graduate & Research Center Building
650 Columbia Street in Bend Oregon

You can RSVP here.

Tierney O'Dea

Tierney O’Dea is a writer and media consultant. She started her career at NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw and worked in various forms of media for national organizations including Scholastic, Yahoo, and NASA. She also served as an executive for two startups, and Medic Mobile, and as a mentor for entrepreneurs in Austin, TX. In her free time, she enjoys downhill skiing, hiking, photography, and astronomy.
Tierney O'Dea