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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As we prepare to celebrate May Day tomorrow, Maine is still in the earliest stages of spring. The last vestiges of snow have finally melted off my lawn, colorful crocuses are beginning to emerge from the soil and some of the trees in my yard are starting to sprout buds. More »All Blog Posts »
Posted May 25, 2018
(Reprint from Mainebiz 5/25/2018) - Demand for Maine-grown rice is outpacing supply, resulting in a search for new sites to grow the grain. The Bangor Daily News reported that Ben Rooney, from Benton rice producer Wild Folk Farm, helped start the nonprofit Maine Rice Project, with the goal of getting More »All News Entries »