MedRhythms Inc., a Portland-based medical technology startup launched in 2016, is teaming up with Northeastern University’s Roux Institute to prime the pipelines of research and talent development in Maine.

The institute and the startup unveiled a partnership Tuesday aimed at generating strategic research collaborations, internships and cooperative work opportunities for Roux Institute graduate students at MedRhythms.

“It is essential for a fast-growing company to recruit and retain talented engineers, researchers and scientists, but this has historically been challenging in Maine,” said Brian Bousquet-Smith, MedRhythms’ head of engineering, in a news release Tuesday. Read more