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 in the economic development life cycle, as it’s the seed for future growth and opportunities. BioME strongly believes that the R&D super tax credit will [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|

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 through posters, exhibits, performances, and oral presentations. The event is open to the public, which gives the community the opportunity to get a closer look [...]

By |January 25th, 2019|

Moving shop or employees? Utilize your BioME membership discount with Humboldt

BioME members are eligible for significant cost-savings through the BioME Group Purchasing Program, which provides discounts and benefits with various providers, usually reserved only for large national accounts. Humboldt Moving & Storage, a United Van Lines agent, is one such participating vendor, offering discounted services and benefits. Humboldt is a family owned business that offers professional moving services for residential and corporate accounts locally, domestically and internationally. With over 110 years of experience, Humboldt has unique expertise in serving the biotech [...]

By |June 19th, 2018|

Summer bioscience internships and training opportunities

Summer is approaching, and what's more fun than relaxing on the beach? Well, if you're like us, you're probably looking for more ways to get involved in the bioscience community. If you are a high school student, undergraduate, or recent college graduate, we have some exciting opportunities for you, including internships. BioME has ranked some of our favorite opportunities below. Check it out. 6)IDEXX-Internship-Industrial Engineering Location: Westbrook, ME, USA Length: May-August Cost: IDEXX pays you. Description: applying Lean Industrial engineering [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|

BioME is funding 2 Summer Science Camps for Maine Middle Schoolers!

An excellent opportunity to learn some science this summer! As a follow up to ME Bioscience Day 2017, BIOME has decided to fund 2 scholarships (1 boy and 1 girl) in the form of 1-week-long summer science camps at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone. Students need to be 12-14 and attend one of the schools that participated in ME Bioscience Day 2017 on Nov 8. The camps run between July 1 and Aug 4 and any week [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|

BioME’s Strategic Session: New Mission and Vision

BioME’s Strategic Session: New Mission and Vision In the past few years, our organization has grown bigger, stronger and has become involved with increasingly more and more diverse activities. With all these positive changes, we felt that BioME should come up with a clear strategy for the years to come. The first step involved putting together a member survey which we sent out at the end of 2017. Many of you responded and the results helped us tremendously with deciding [...]

By |March 22nd, 2018|

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