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A 'Hatchery' for student entrepreneurs: Foundation grant helps launch COA's venture incubator

Laurie Schreiber |

A donation to College of the Atlantic's business incubator will allow an unusual program to graduate from its scraping-by status to a permanent place in the curriculum.

Jackson Lab gets $10M to fight genetically complex diseases

The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor said it has received a nearly $10 million federal grant to launch a major initiative in collaboration with several institutions to fight life-threatening and...

Jackson Lab gets $1.5M to research rare disorder

The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor has received a $1.5 million gift from a Houston couple to research a rare disorder that can be life-threatening for infants.

Bigelow Lab, Ole Miss collaboration moves forward

A five-year collaboration between Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences and the University of Mississippi already is producing results, according to the East Boothbay lab.

Former House Leader Seth Berry transitions into private sector with Kennebec River Biosciences

Maddy Butcher |

Seth Berry of Bowdoinham served in the Maine Legislature for eight years (2006–14), ending his term as House majority leader. In January, Berry was hired by...

Jackson Lab gets $800K for research on aging

The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor has received a $835,037 federal grant to support its continuing research on the aging process.

MDI Bio Lab gets $2.1M grant for protein study

The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory said its president, Kevin Strange, has received a five-year, $2.1 million federal grant to study protein regulation in an effort to develop better...

Scarborough biotech firm gets discounted land for expansion in Saco

Dylan Martin |

Scarborough biotechnology firm Maine Molecular Quality Controls is one step closer to moving into a larger building in Saco to expand operations, after a real estate company closed...

Army gives $25M contract to Jackson Lab

The U.S. Army has awarded a $25 million contract to the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor.

MDI Bio Lab gets $392K for disease research

Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory is receiving a $392,463 federal grant to support research for treatment of various diseases, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.