TechPlace Member CERL Awarded MRRA 2017 Small Business Innovator

Congratulations to TechPlace Member Composite Engineer Research Laboratory, who will receive the 2017 Small Business Innovator Award from the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority; during its annual meeting and dinner on November 15th. CERL is both a full service analytical laboratory and a prototype manufacturing center; targeting the broad spectrum of composite companies within Maine and New England.  They focus on projects ranging from Wind…

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Manufacturing Business STARC Systems, Inc. Grows Out of TechPlace

STARC Systems, Inc. one of the first businesses to locate at TechPlace on its opening in 2015, has successfully grown to need more space than TechPlace can provide. STARC Systems has moved their manufacturing operations into a 16,000 SF building of their own, located at 168 Orion Street; just a short distance from TechPlace. Bruce Bickford, Chief Operating Officer of STARC, said…

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AdmitHub Awarded 2017 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge Grand Prize

Congratulations to TechPlace member AdmitHub on being awarded one four grand prizes of $150,000 in the 2017 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge! The Inclusive Innovation Challenge is the flagship initiative of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. The initiative awards over one million dollars in prizes to Inclusive Innovators: organizations around the world that are using…

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Strong Brand, Strong Business: A Workshop on the Importance of Branding

Strong Brand, Strong Business: A Workshop on the Importance of Branding Free Branding Workshop at TechPlace Thursday, October 12th Emily Brackett of Visible Logic will lead this interactive workshop focusing on what makes a strong brand and why branding is important to business success. Utilizing a step-by-step approach for developing a memorable and effective brand,…

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Help Wanted: TechPlace Looking for Manager for New Composites Facility, Paint Booth

RFP: Oversight and Management of Composites Layup Facility and Spray Booth

The Brunswick Landing Realty Development Corporation (BLRDC), a division of the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, is seeking proposals from qualified persons to manage and oversee a composite layup facility and spray booth in TechPlace.

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Composites Lay-Up Facility, New Paint Booth Coming to TechPlace

The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority (MRRA), TechPlace’s parent company, was awarded $495,165 from the Maine Technology Institute to develop a shared composite lay-up facility and paint booth. With the design and formal bidding process now completed, work has begun and is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2017. TechPlace’s composite lay-up facility…

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MTI Awards Funding to TechPlace Members

The Maine Technology Institute awarded funds to two TechPlace Members recently. Field Phyto-Nutrients LLC received $203,062, which was matched by $222,074. The funding will help the company confirm the feasibility of a planned commercial scale plant to grow micro algae that can be used to make an omega-3 fatty acid under the brand PhytoCortX Liquid…

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STARC Systems Among Finalists for $50,000 LaunchPad Grant

Gorham Savings Bank Announces Finalists for $50,000 LaunchPad Grant A Big Impact on Small Business GORHAM, Maine, May 18, 2017 — Gorham Savings Bank, a leading Southern Maine financial services institution, has selected five early-stage Maine businesses as the finalists of its annual LaunchPad small business competition. From an applicant pool of over 130 businesses,…

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Lunch and Learn Series Continues with Seminar on Cybersecurity

Cyber Security Essentials When: Noon to 1:15 PM Thursday, March 30, 2017 Where: TechPlace at Brunswick Landing, 74 Orion Street, Brunswick, ME 04011 Douglas Skolnekovich from Compass Technology Managers will discuss Cyber Security for your business, including security strategies, business continuity, and disaster recovery planning. Please send any specific questions about the topic and sub topics…

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