One day after a Portland startup announced a collaboration with Northeastern University’s Roux Institute, Thomas College in Waterville has said it too is partnering with the fledgling center for technology and life science research.

The partnership with Roux, founded early this year in Portland, is one of several initiatives Thomas is launching to grow “the workforce of tomorrow,” the college said in a news release Wednesday morning.

Thomas and Roux “intend to develop a deep partnership focused on catalyzing economic opportunity for the state of Maine through the development of homegrown talent,” the college said, adding there would be “more to come” in the new year. Read more