Grants of up to a Half-Million Dollars Available from MTI to Stimulate Innovation and Job Creation in Maine

Last week, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) issued a solicitation seeking proposals for our $2 million Maine Technology Asset Fund 2.5 (MTAF2.5) program.  The MTAF2.5 program provides funding to Maine organizations looking to make investments in R&D equipment, infrastructure and technology upgrades to drive innovation and generate economic impact in Maine.  MTI is capping individual… Read more »

MTI Welcomes New Team Members

Over the past month, MTI has been fortunate to add three key members to augment its exceptional staff to help keep pace with the increased workload associated with our new funding approach.  It was encouraging that we received dozens of impressive, high-quality applications for the openings, especially given that the State of Maine is essentially… Read more »

Maine Technology Institute Releases FY19 Annual Report

$9.3 Million in Awards Issued to Maine Organizations, across 191 different projects, and that funding leveraged almost $33 million in private sector matching investment It’s hard to fathom but MTI has been providing early stage capital and commercialization assistance, as well as entrepreneurial guidance and mentorship, for 20 years now. Created by the Legislature and… Read more »

You Can Live + Work in Maine. Come Join MTI’s Talented Team

Recently, I met with Nate Wildes, Executive Director of Live and Work in Maine.  Live and Work in Maine is a “private-sector initiative designed to increase awareness about the great career opportunities that exist in Maine and promote the world-class quality of life Mainers enjoy. Its mission is to show the world that in Maine,… Read more »