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Jackson Lab pulls in lots of money, but is there ever enough funding for life-saving research?

Lori Valigra |

Despite the $80 million in funding expected in 2016 — the Bar Harbor-based lab has 19 grants awarded through the first three quarters of this year — there's still a dire need for more.

Jackson Lab expanding into China with university collaboration

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A goal several years in the making is finally being realized for the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, as the biomedical lab announced that it will be expanding into China through a partnership with...

ImmuCell's gets OK for Portland expansion tax break

Portland's City Council gave the green light to animal health products manufacturer ImmuCell Corp. to get $375,000 in local financing through a 12-year tax break to help its expansion.

MDI Bio Lab scientists score patent for heart repair medicine

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Three scientists at the Bar Harbor-based MDI Biological Laboratory have been awarded a patent — the first for the lab — for MSI-1436, a potential new heart disease drug that stimulates...

MDI Bio Lab appoints new board member

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The Bar Harbor-based MDI Biological Laboratory's board of trustees appointed Ned Cloonan to its board.

Mainebiz Women to Watch alumni: Checking in on past winners

Lori Valigra |

Mainebiz's annual Women to Watch has become a who's who of female business leaders across the state. We've decided to take a look back at some of our previous honorees to see where they are today.

Fluid Imaging IDs algae behind Florida state of emergency

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Scarborough-based Fluid Imaging Technologies helped solve the mystery of an algal bloom off Florida's east coast that caused some communities to declare a state of emergency.

Jackson Lab groundbreaking heralds expanded space, more jobs

Jackson Laboratory officials were joined by state and local leaders earlier in the week to celebrate the kickoff of the retrofitting and expansion of an Ellsworth building that once housed a Lowe's.

MTI gives Maine entrepreneurs $46,454 boost in funding

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The Maine Technology Institute approved six grant applications for the month of July totaling $46,454 to Maine businesses specializing in advancements in fields including aquaculture and marine...

Jackson Labs lands $28.3M fed grant for gene research

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The Bar Harbor-based Jackson Laboratory will be awarded $28,305,235 in federal research funding from the National Institutes of Health to fund the second phase of a project researching the functions...