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 offers grants, loans, equity investments, and services to support Maine’s innovation economy. We support new ideas, products, or methods with the potential to grow and diversify Maine’s economy and increase the number of quality jobs throughout the state through direct support of innovators and through support of programs and infrastructure that encourage innovation.
MTI had its most impactful year to date in Fiscal Year 2018. Read our Annual Report to learn more about the 5,350 jobs expected to be created and $1.4 Billion in economic impact to be generated.
Recently, MTI has developed a new strategic plan. Read about our transition to the new application, review and funding processes.
MTI Partnering with #MaineCanDo and Pan Atlantic Research to Flight Comprehensive Survey of Sexual Harassment and Workplace Culture Issues in Maine In early 2018, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) contributed staff time and assistance to a grassroots effort to help create and launch #MaineCanDo - a platform designed to help More »All Blog Posts »
Posted Mar 20, 2019
(Reprint from Assembly Magazine 3/19/19) - Maine has a long, proud history of producing boats and ships. The state is home to many small boatbuilders such as Back Cove Yachts, Hinckley Yachts, Hodgdon Yachts and Sabre Corp. It’s also home to large ship builders such as Bath Iron Works. Read More »All News Entries »