MTI Announces $100K in Two New Awards to FocusMaine to Boost Maine’s High-Potential Technology Clusters

(BRUNSWICK, MAINE) – The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) approved two new awards from its Cluster Initiative Program (CIP) for collaborative projects that boost Maine’s high-potential technology-intensive clusters. Awards made under the CIP program support the success of Maine businesses by funding joint work of companies, service providers, research laboratories and educational institutions and expanding the infrastructure that helps them to thrive. This round of CIP awards leveraged $128,450 in matching contributions from private donations. Read more »

Bigelow Lab grabs $6.2M in awards

The Harold Alfond Foundation has awarded $3.1 million to Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences to build a 32-bed student and visiting scientist residence on its East Boothbay Campus. Read more »

Booting Up: ‘Climb”-ing to the top

(Reprint from the Boston Herald 1/4/2016) - A group of New England scientists is developing a mobile app that could revolutionize the way information is collected, stored and analyzed in research laboratories across the globe, speeding up critical discoveries and resulting in more humane treatment of test subjects. Read more »