May – National Pet Month

It seems someone has turned the weather switch and at long last we are into something close to spring.  It’s May, which happens to be National Pet Month.  Our pets – they are furry, cuddly and we love them!  But they also pack a serious economic punch: in 2023 the pet industry contributed $303 billion… Read more »

Maine Funding Network Launch

The Maine Funding Network – is a gateway to find funding opportunities from public and nonprofit agencies throughout Maine. The Maine Funding Network allows businesses at every stage and every size to access multiple funding resources in one place. The Maine Funding Network will help find and match Maine businesses with funding sources throughout the… Read more »

Blue Rabbit’s Merger with Wedgewood

Blue Rabbit is a leading provider of veterinary healthcare technology, pharmacy services, and care coordination solutions. Its 200 animal health professionals serve the veterinary community through a network of five pharmacies nationwide and a technology center in Portland. In 2021, Blue Rabbit sought and received MTI core funding to support the build out of its… Read more »

Algae-based Nutrients for Pets (and, soon, their People)

PhytoSmart founder Deena Sisitsky has always been a firm believer in “We are what we eat” and recognizing that life expectancy in America is decreasing in the 21st century, she began a search to explain the decline of our public health by looking to history for the answer. Drawing on her pharma background, interest in… Read more »