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.
Maine’s annual three day “Startup Maine” Conference Convenes June 19th Mainers are always thrilled when the month of June rolls around. It’s the official start of summer in Vacationland and we all joyously unpack and unwrap our barbeque grills, lawnmowers, boats, motorcycles and convertibles to commence months of escapades and More »All Blog Posts »
Posted Jun 24, 2019
(Blueshift Aerospace Press Release 6.18.2019) BRUNSWICK, Maine - A Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant proposal, submitted by bluShift Aerospace earlier this year, has been selected by NASA for negotiation of a contract. Read the full press release below.All News Entries »