2019 BioME Student Showcase On April 25, 2019 we hosted our first annual BioME Student Showcase at the University of Southern Maine. 11 college students and 13 high school students presented their original biotech research in competition for cash and academic prizes. The Showcase began with the high school poster competition, where judges and attendees viewed posters and conversed with students about their research. College students then had the chance to present their research through a 3 minute pitch in [...]
Meet 5 future scientists: MSSM science camp scholarship winners We are happy to announce that this year BioME is funding 5 scholarships in the form of 1-week-long summer science camps at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone. We originally intended to give out 4 scholarships but after reviewing all applications, BioME Board of Directors decided to grant an additional award ! All 5 awardees attend schools that participated in ME Bioscience Day 2018. ME Bioscience Day is [...]
An excellent opportunity to expand science horizons this summer! As a follow up to ME Bioscience Day 2018, BIOME has decided to fund 4 scholarships in the form of 1-week-long summer science camps at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone. Eligible students must be age 11-14 and attend one of the schools that participated in ME Bioscience Day 2018 on Nov 7. The camps run between June 30 and Aug 3. Any week can be chosen, depending on [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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