Research firms can tap $3.5 million to improve health in Maine

A consortium of entrepreneurs, scientists and investors can tap $3.5 million in federal funds over the next three years to try to improve the health of people in Maine and other parts of the Northeast.

The Driven Biomedical Technology Accelerator Hub, which is just starting up in Maine, will provide investment, education, mentoring and other resources to move life sciences discoveries from the lab to the market by creating new biomedical companies. “The goal of the hub is to create an ecosystem that doesn’t exist in Maine,” said Kevin Strange, a co-investigator in the Driven program. Read full story

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