Calling all doers, innovators and pioneers
MTI works with Maine inventors in garages all the way up to publicly traded companies who are conducting research and development. We provide funding and assistance to help convert your innovative ideas into new products, processes or companies. View the video above to learn more.
Investing in innovation for a prosperous Maine
MTI works with entrepreneurs, innovators, established businesses and institutions conducting research and development to FUND, CONNECT and GROW them to resources that will help them commercialize their technologies. Our programs help innovators accelerate progress to the market, leverage additional private and public investment, and ultimately, expand their economic impact in Maine.
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By Martha Bentley MTI's Director of Innovation Infrastructure This week MTI is announcing the final challenge grants for the MTAF2.0 Lightning Round - the bond funded program approved by voters in June 2017 and managed by MTI on behalf of the taxpayers of Maine. MTI's President, Brian Whitney, is allowing More »All Blog Posts »
Posted Mar 14, 2018
(Reprint from Bangor Daily News 3/13/2018) - An Orono company that uses nanotechnology to make a new type of high-tech filter to purify liquids will complete a $2 million round of investment Tuesday that it will put toward leasing new manufacturing space and hiring up to four people this year. More »All News Entries »