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.
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As you know, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) is our state-funded, public-private partnership that helps drive innovation in Maine. MTI offers early-stage capital and commercialization assistance in the form of grants, loans, and equity investments, as well as entrepreneurial guidance and mentorship to Maine organizations. It was created by the More »All Blog Posts »
Posted Sep 19, 2019
(Reprint from Mainebiz 9/18/2019) - The company has teamed up with best-selling children's book author Chris Van Dusen for a design inspired by his well-known work. It plans to donate a portion of the sales proceeds to the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, which plans to build a new site at Thompson's More »All News Entries »