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Covetrus adds to C-suite with former Petco exec

Covetrus (Nasdaq: CVET), a Portland-based animal health services company that will soon be under new ownership in a $4 billion take-private deal set to be voted on by shareholders Oct. 11, is adding to its C-Suite with a chief people officer. Michelle Bonfilio, formerly chief human resources at Petco Health and Wellness Co. Inc. (Nasdaq: WOOF), [...]

2022-09-27T17:44:14+00:00September 26th, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

Maine’s bioscience industry added about 1,600 jobs during the pandemic

The pandemic has fueled a 42% increase in the number of lab technicians, medical device manufacturers, chemists, engineers and other life science jobs in Maine over the last five years. A new report from the Bioscience Association of Maine shows the state added about 1,600 jobs between 2020 and 2021 alone. Maine's industry experienced faster job growth [...]

2022-09-27T17:33:06+00:00September 26th, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

Next phase for Rock Row will be a research and medical campus

Waterstone Properties Group broke ground Wednesday on a $150 million medical campus at Rock Row in Westbrook, marking the next phase for the mixed-use development. New England Cancer Specialists, the largest medical oncology group and leading provider of cancer care in the region, will anchor the new medical campus, which will also include Rayus Radiology [...]

2022-09-27T17:38:35+00:00September 22nd, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

Biotechnology now employs nearly 10,000 workers in Maine

Maine’s biotechnology companies now employ nearly 10,000 workers in the state, a 42 percent increase over the last five years, according to a report by the industry. The report released Thursday by BioME, the Bioscience Association of Maine, found there are now more than 9,500 jobs at 484 life science companies in the state. Maine’s [...]

2022-09-27T17:37:10+00:00September 22nd, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

The pandemic spurred Maine’s fastest-growing industry

The pandemic boosted Maine’s life sciences sector, which saw the fastest job growth among all industries in the state, a study released Thursday found. The industry has more than 9,500 jobs at 484 businesses here, up 42 percent over the past five years, according to the Bioscience Association of Maine report. That growth rate is faster [...]

2022-09-27T17:35:12+00:00September 22nd, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

Growth of life sciences jobs in Maine outpaces U.S. rate

Maine life sciences companies increased employment by 42% in the past five years, outpacing the industry's growth rate in New England and the U.S. as a whole, a report released Thursday shows. The report, by the Bioscience Association of Maine or BioME, shows that the $2.2 billion sector employed 9,540 people in 2021, 42% more than in 2016. [...]

2022-09-27T17:34:17+00:00September 21st, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

UMaine’s impact on biomedical innovation: Startups and spin-offs

Innovation in health care is sparking startups and spin-offs out of the University of Maine, where Renee Kelly is vice president for innovation and economic development. “UMaine is seeing an increase in innovations and startups in biomedical technology,” she says. “Some of that stems from our growing support of research commercialization, but it also is [...]

2022-09-27T17:39:35+00:00September 19th, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments
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