The Oregon Metals Initiative, Inc. (OMI) is a consortium of metals industry companies
and research institutions that pursues research to improve the long term competitiveness
of the metals industry and the research infrastructure in Oregon.
OMI partners invest $1 million in over 20 research projects
annually. The Oregon University System matches each corporate
research dollar on a 1:1 basis for approved projects.
Major achievements include new material discoveries,
advances, multiple patents, and several successful commercial
applications. To view the most recent annual report click here.
An OMI Success Story
students to work in industry
processing and product problems
faculty on research projects