Pacific Northwest Mass Timber Tech Hub

*2023 Tech Hubs Designee

Lead Agency: Oregon State University

States Served: Oregon, Washington

Applicant-Defined Region: Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas in Oregon and Washington

Core Technology Area: mass timber manufacturing and design

Contact: Iain Macdonald ([email protected])

The Pacific Northwest Mass Timber Tech Hub (PNW Mass Timber Tech Hub), led by Oregon State University, aims to be a global leader in mass timber design and manufacturing to lower the construction industry’s carbon footprint and increasing housing affordability. Building off the region’s wood products research and development expertise and density of architectural, engineering, and construction firms, this Tech Hub will invest in advanced materials science to position mass timber as a viable and sustainable construction alternative.

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