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Maine-based Covetrus makes Europe-based organizational changes

Covetrus Inc. (Nasdaq: CVET), the Portland-based animal health technology and services company, is making organizational changes overseas, including moves to bolster the company's business in the U.K. and Germany. Earlier this year, Covetrus announced the hiring of András Bolcskei as the first president of the company's International business unit. Bolcskei was charged with bringing all commercial [...]

2021-12-21T20:39:39+00:00December 21st, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

MDI Biological Laboratory awarded grant to advance cloud computing in Maine

BAR HARBOR – The MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor has been awarded a grant to promote the shift to cloud computing among undergraduates and researchers at the 14 Maine educational and research institutions that comprise the federally funded Maine INBRE network, a program to strengthen biomedical research and research training in Maine. The “cloud [...]

2021-12-20T22:47:59+00:00December 15th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Planting roots: Roux Institute shows early impact of aligning STEM education with jobs

As the Roux Institute was preparing for its 2020 launch as a technology talent and innovation site in Portland, its chief administrator, Chris Mallett, found himself working the phones. “We were reaching out to companies and saying, ‘We’re working on something pretty special for Maine and we think you’d like to be part of it,’” [...]

2021-12-20T22:46:04+00:00December 13th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

MaineHealth awards $100K for development of innovative medical devices

A $100,000 investment from MaineHealth Innovation’s inaugural Bonfire Fund will fund development of two devices that may change future patient care: a robotic clot retriever and a collapsible aerosolized particle enclosure. The innovations were designed by two groups of MaineHealth care team members. The groups will split the inaugural fund to advance their innovations, according to a [...]

2021-12-20T22:43:44+00:00December 13th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

$1M Alfond grant will help prepare Maine’s ‘STEM workforce of 2030’

The Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance — an Augusta nonprofit dedicated to increasing science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education — announced last week it received a $1 million grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation to expand computer science education in the state. The money will go toward the alliance’s “STEM Workforce Ready Maine [...]

2021-12-20T22:42:41+00:00December 13th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Salamanders at a Bar Harbor lab may one day help people regrow missing limbs

With the help of pink alien-looking salamanders about the size of a hot dog, scientists at a Bar Harbor laboratory are hoping to unlock secrets about how humans can regrow their limbs and bodily organs. Used for the research at Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, the axolotl, pronounced “aksuh-lottle,” has an uncanny ability to regrow [...]

2021-12-20T22:55:17+00:00December 10th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

From fintech to baby-bottle tech, startups make their pitches at Portland accelerator’s ‘Demo Day’

From a social booking app for beauty and wellness services in the Black community to a fintech that aims to reinvent how rent is paid, 10 tech-focused startups showcased their innovations Thursday in Portland. Founders took the stage at the capstone "Demo Day" event of the Roux Institute Techstars Accelerator, pitching to a live audience of more than [...]

2021-12-20T22:44:51+00:00December 10th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Medical and research campus planned for Rock Row

WESTBROOK, Maine — The second phase of a $600 million complex is underway at Rock Row in Westbrook. Next up: a 200,000-square-foot medical and research development campus. The six-acre complex anchored by New England Cancer Specialists will focus on cancer research and treatment and provide a unique healing environment for patients and their families. Construction crews plan to transform these [...]

2021-12-20T22:41:35+00:00December 3rd, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Research at MDI Biological Laboratory sheds new light on effects of dietary restriction

BAR HARBOR – In new research, Aric N. Rogers, Ph.D., who studies the cellular and molecular mechanisms of aging at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor has discovered that muscle may be a protected tissue under conditions of dietary restriction, or DR. Dietary restriction, in which calories are restricted without malnutrition, is one of [...]

2021-12-20T22:53:29+00:00November 29th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments
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