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Five months in, Brunswick's TechPlace business incubator reaches 15 tenants

Dylan Martin |

TechPlace at Brunswick Landing has signed up 15 tenants, just five months after the manufacturing-focused business incubator and co-working space opened its doors.

LePage to lead trade mission to Japan, China

Gov. Paul LePage will lead a delegation of Maine businesses and educational institutions in a trade mission to Japan and China this October.

MDI lab partners with Australian research group

The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor has partnered with an Australian research group to boost research and education efforts for regenerative...

New collaborations, incubators aim to breathe life into Maine's biosciences

Lori Valigra |

A group of three bioscience-focused nonprofits say they plan, through mutual cooperation and by housing very early-stage companies and researchers, to boost the state's biotechnology...

Entrepreneurs find new ways to leverage federal funding

Lori Valigra |

Federal science funding can be a boon to Maine companies, but some of its requirements can limit entrepreneurial activity.

Jackson Lab CEO to give lecture, piano recital in Portland on how to improve culture of innovation

Dylan Martin |

If you worked for Jackson Laboratory, it wouldn’t take long to learn that its CEO and President Dr. Edison Liu isn’t just enmeshed in the world of science. Turns out,...

TechPlace gears up for Phase II industrial space

Lori Valigra |

TechPlace, the new startup incubator at Brunswick Landing being developed by the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, is gearing up for its Phase II expansion.

Former FHC CEO joins Boothbay manufacturer Biovation to push global sales

Dylan Martin |

Keri Seitz, the former CEO of FHC Inc., said she is excited to lead global sales for Biovation and help grow the company after recently joining the Boothbay-based manufacturing and...

Building a brand: Bar Harbor BioTechnology aims to make a name in genetics tools

Lori Valigra |

Bar Harbor BioTechnology Inc., the private spinoff from The Jackson Laboratory, started strong and fast out of the gate in 2006, moving quickly to accrue nine individual and institutional...

Lab software startup founded by Jackson Lab employees gets key $220K grant

Dylan Martin |

This may be hard to believe, but in the year 2015 many science laboratories still rely on pen and paper for recording results in research projects. It’s not quite the future...