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New Portland tech institute touts 3-year plan to attract 1,000 graduate students

The Roux Institute, a new graduate school and research center in Portland, outlined its three-year plan on Tuesday to attract 1,000 students and create 200 cooperative learning slots at Maine companies. The institute, started last January and named after donors David Roux, a wealthy technology investor and a Lewiston native, and his wife Barbara, aims to help [...]

2021-01-14T18:27:46+00:00January 13th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Maine-based swab producer, Puritan Medical Products, nationally recognized as Inc. Magazine’s ‘2020 Company of the Year’

AUGUSTA, Maine — Governor Janet Mills and Commissioner of the Maine Department of Labor Laura Fortman are congratulating Puritan Medical Products for being named Inc. Magazine’s 2020 Company of the Year. "Puritan Medical Products embodies the long and proud tradition of Maine businesses stepping up during tumultuous times to meet the needs of our state,” said [...]

2021-01-14T18:25:35+00:00January 6th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Ardiah Group Acquires Olathe, KS Gene Sequencing Lab, IntelligeneCG

Ardiah Group, LLC announced this week that it has acquired IntelligeneCG, LLC of Olathe, Kansas. Ardiah Group, LLC (“Ardiah”) provides small to medium sized businesses with early growth capital, and advisory and managed services support. Ardiah’s strategy focuses on balancing both the cash flow and logistical needs of our partner companies, better positioning them to [...]

2021-01-04T20:54:22+00:00January 4th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Jackson Lab researches connection between genetics and COVID-19

BAR HARBOR, Maine — Scientists out of Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor have been working since the start of the pandemic, developing genetically modified mice to support COVID-19 research. Their mice continue to be part of vaccine studies, as well as research to determine whether genetic make-up influences how a given individual reacts to contracting [...]

2021-01-06T17:21:20+00:00January 4th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Q&A: Portland’s Gray Optics sees demand for precision components in COVID-19 tests

Founded in 2017, Gray Optics develops advanced imaging technologies and optical systems for biomedical, life sciences and industrial applications. This year, the Portland company saw a surge in demand from manufacturers of COVID-19 “point-of-care” tests, which provide disease detection and diagnosis within minutes. Test manufacturers have come to Gray Optics asking for customized optical systems that are an [...]

2020-12-29T21:30:31+00:00December 29th, 2020|NEWS|0 Comments

Maine can finally get out of Massachusetts’ shadow

FREEPORT, Maine — If the pandemic hadn’t struck, we Mainers would have spent much of this year celebrating our bicentennial — the 200th anniversary of our separation from Massachusetts and our return to political independence after a long and difficult period of colonial rule. But instead of commemorating statehood day on March 15, Maine’s governor [...]

2020-12-29T21:06:39+00:00December 29th, 2020|NEWS|0 Comments

Q&A: Life science entrepreneur chooses ME over MA for affordability, lifestyle

Looma LLC is a life science product development company whose founder, Trevor Ruggiero, chose to move from the Boston area to Maine to establish the company at the Mill Brook Business Park, at 10 Mill Brook Road in Saco. Looma offers a comprehensive service that takes products from concept to pilot production. Key to the service is [...]

2020-12-17T15:53:57+00:00December 15th, 2020|NEWS|0 Comments
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