Oregon
Rule Rule 123-095-0030
Eligible and Non-Eligible Activities


(1)

Funds in the Industry Competitiveness Fund may be used by Department to:

(a)

provide grants for Projects.Examples of a Project include, but are not limited to, the following activities:

(A)

Assisting a Traded Sector Industry(ies) in establishing research and development consortia;

(B)

Introducing new products into an existing market or developing new markets for a Traded Sector Industry(ies) or businesses within a Traded Sector Industry;

(C)

Promoting the commercialization of new technologies for a Traded Sector Industry(ies);

(D)

Increasing the skills of workers to meet the needs of a Traded Sector Industry(ies);

(E)

Enhancing the capacity of a Traded Sector Industry(ies) to take advantage of electronic communications and information technologies; and

(F)

Increasing the global competitiveness of a Traded Sector Industry(ies);

(G)

Activities that are prerequisite to and will lead to the implementation of any of the above (such as preparing an application for federal grant funds for one or more of the above activities); and

(H)

Assisting in organizing focus groups or other meetings and conducting research to identify issues and needs of a Traded Sector Industry(ies) and developing strategies to address those needs and issues; and

(b)

Directly purchase goods and services which contribute to the stability, growth, development or competitiveness of a Traded Sector Industry(ies).

(2)

Funds in the Industry Competitiveness Fund may not be used for:

(a)

Any activity that requires continuing subsidies from the State of Oregon; or

(b)

Ongoing administrative expenses.
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Oct. 13, 2019