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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Why Maine’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Needs To Go Blockchain by Martha Bentley, MTI’s Director of Innovation Infrastructure
“Blockchain’s decentralized, open… nature allow people to trust each other and transact peer to peer, making the need for intermediaries obsolete. This also brings unprecedented security benefits. Hacking attacks that commonly impact large centralized intermediaries like banks would be virtually impossible to pull off on the blockchain.” https://medium.com/blockchain-review/how-does-the-blockchain-work-for-dummies-explained-simply-9f94d386e093 [caption More »All Blog Posts »
Maine Technology Institute Announces Awards of $10.5 Million To Further Support Innovations Leading to Significant Economic Impact
Posted Feb 15, 2018
Brunswick, ME – The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) has approved six (6) more challenge grant awards from the Maine Technology Asset Fund 2.0 (MTAF2.0) program. The MTAF2.0 Program is financed by a $45MM bond approved by voters in June 2017 that MTI manages on behalf of the State of Maine.All News Entries »