Awards & Honors

MTI-funded companies are being honored with awards in Maine as well as nationally and internationally for their products and services as well as their leadership and organizations. Here is a list of some who have received awards — a list that we have confidence will keep growing!

 

2010 Awards

Harbor Technologies – American Composites Manufacturing Association’s Award for Composites Excellence in the category of “Infinite Possibility.”

Susan MacKay, Zeomatrix – Mainebiz Women to Watch

2011 Awards

Ocean Farm Technologies – U.S. SBA Tibbetts Award

Martin Grimnes, Harbor Technologies – Mainebiz’s Small Company Business Leader,

AcademicMerit

  • Software & Information Industry Association’s 26th Annual CODiE Awards (named Finalist)
  • CODiE Award: Best Student Assessment Solution for its  Assessments21 and Literary Companion

Biovation – Small Business Association of New England Rising Start Innovation Award

CashStar

  • Mass High Tech 15 All Stars
  • Top 40 Best Places to Work in Maine

Falcon Shoe – MEP Excellence Award

Kepware – Top 40 Best Places to Work in Maine

Hall Internet Marketing – Top 40 Best Places to Work in Maine

The Jackson Laboratory – Top 40 Best Places to Work in Maine

Pondera Pharmaceuticals – Mass High Tech’s Start up Watch List

2012 Awards

Maine Mead Works

  • Bronze medal for Blueberry Reserve, 2012 International Eastern Wine Competition
  • Gold medal for Dry Mead, 2012 Mazer Cup

David Stone, CashStar, Maine Biz’s 2012 Business Leaders of the Year 2012

CLYNK – Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence 2012

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences – 2012 Innovator of the Year Award, Maine International Trade Center

2013 Awards

GAC Chemical Corp., – Maine Investor Awards, Maine State Chamber of Commerce

SeaBags– Maine Investor Awards, Maine State Chamber of Commerce

FHC Inc. – Maine Investor Awards, Maine State Chamber of Commerce

Kevin Strange and Voot Yin (Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory) – Mainebiz’s 2013 Next List

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences – Named to the Maine State Council of the Society for Human Resources Management’s “Best Places to Work in Maine, 2013)

CashStar– Ranked No. 104 in Inc. Magazine’s list of Fasted Growing Private Companies, 2013

Pika Energy

  • Entreverge Honors, Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Gorham Savings Bank Launchpad Completion Winner 2013

Goals with friends– First place, Startup Weekend 2013

2014 Awards

CashStar

  • Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Companies (#600)
  • Digiday Retail Award: Best Customer Loyalty Program

Kepware Technologies – 2014 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence

Hall Internet Marketing- 2014 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence

GAC Chemical – 2014 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence

Fluid Imaging Technologies – 2014 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence

Vets First Choice – Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Companies (#798)

Tilson Technology – Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Companies (#2014)

Bixby & Co. – Gorham Savings Bank Launchpad Competition Winner 2014

2015 Awards

Alba-Technic – Round One winner of the Head Health Challenge III presented by the NFL, Under Armour, GE, and NIST

E2Tech – Startup Supporter of the Year, 2015 Green Tie Gala

Rapport – $100,000 investment from AOL founder Steve Case in “Rise of the Rest”

CashStar – Named as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine 2015 by the Maine State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management

University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center – Dr. Habib Dagher recognized as 2015 White House Transportation Champion of Change

MuniciPay– Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Private Companies 2015

Vets First Choice – Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Private Companies 2015

Abierto Networks – Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Private Companies 2015

Energy Circle – 2015 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Performance Industry

Bixby & Co. – Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Small Business Administration