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Research firms can tap $3.5 million to improve health in Maine

A consortium of entrepreneurs, scientists and investors can tap $3.5 million in federal funds over the next three years to try to improve the health of people in Maine and other parts of the Northeast. The Driven Biomedical Technology Accelerator Hub, which is just starting up in Maine, will provide investment, education, mentoring and other [...]

2019-02-06T17:35:21+00:00February 6th, 2019|NEWS|0 Comments

Advocacy Update: BioME supports LR4022 An Act To Restore the Super Credit for Substantially Increased Research and Development

BioME would like to voice our support towards LR0422, An Act To Restore the Super Credit for Substantially Increased Research and Development proposed by Representative Allison Hepler.   This legislation would reinstate the Super tax credit that was available to innovative Maine institutions prior to 2015 and allowed for substantial business savings. R&D is especially important [...]

2019-02-06T17:28:39+00:00February 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Maine Voices: Innovation is so 2018

Gov. Mills’ call to re-establish an Office of Innovation was exciting and bold. An office to coordinate all of the state’s investments in technology makes perfect sense if only for one single point: We are swimming in an abundance of innovation. Millions of taxpayer dollars and decades of research have yielded major advances in the [...]

2019-01-25T19:16:16+00:00January 25th, 2019|NEWS|0 Comments

UMaine hosts its 4th annual Student Symposium April 10th

Don’t miss out on the fourth Annual 2019 University of Maine Student Symposium. Get a chance to see what the young Maine minds of 2019 are researching and creating. This symposium highlights undergraduate and graduate student research and creative activities from a variety of academic disciplines, including bio-engineering and bio-sciences. Students will showcase their work [...]

2019-01-25T19:07:43+00:00January 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Portland panel endorses sale of city-owned plot to local biotech firm

A city-owned business subdivision in Portland may get its second tenant – five years after the property opened. The City Council’s Economic Development Committee on Tuesday night endorsed granting an option to buy a 3½-acre parcel in the Portland Technology Park to Capricorn Products LLC, a biotechnology firm in the city. Under the deal, Capricorn [...]

2018-10-26T14:31:09+00:00September 26th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

Life Biosciences funds MDI Biological Laboratory aging course

BAR HARBOR, MAINE -- The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that Life Biosciences, a biotech company co-founded by David Sinclair, Ph.D., a leading researcher on aging and age-related diseases, has contributed $100,000 to fund its biomedical innovation course on aging. Other sponsors of the recent course, Comparative and Experimental Approaches to Aging Biology Research, included the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and [...]

2018-09-11T14:21:43+00:00September 11th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments
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New University of Maine president puts her science and math background to work

ORONO — Joan Ferrini-Mundy sees the connection between her past work developing new ways of teaching science and math and her new job as president of the University of Maine. At the university system’s flagship campus, she has been tasked with developing new ways of meeting Maine’s growing workforce needs, particularly in engineering and computer [...]

2018-09-11T14:19:04+00:00September 11th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments