Baxter Academy Students Enjoy TechPlace Visit During Maine Manufacturing Day

We hosted 30 students and faculty from Baxter Academy in Portland today at TechPlace as part of Maine Manufacturing Day. Students learned about lean manufacturing from Steve Westra of the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership. They took a short tour of TechPlace, which included a parts production demo by StudioV.

STARC Systems Featured in Major Healthcare Industry Trade Magazine

TechPlace business STARC Systems was recently featured in “Health Facilities Management” magazine. The article appeared in the August 2016 Field Report under the headline: “Containment barrier keeps patients safe during renovation”. The story focused how Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) in Lewiston, Maine, recently undertook a major renovation in and around the facility’s emergency department.…

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Photos: Rep. Chellie Pingree Visits TechPlace, Village Green Ventures

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree stopped by Brunswick Landing on Monday for a tour of TechPlace and the new renewable energy biogas plant. She was able to meet with several of our businesses, including STARC Systems, Studio V, Village Green Ventures, and Grifin LLC. We’re always pleased when members of the delegation stop by for an update…

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Mesh Sensor Networks Bridge IoT’s Last Mile

TechPlace member Wireless Sensors authored an article that was featured in the 13th edition of Embedded Innovator Magazine, a publication that tracks the trends and new technologies in order to help build solutions in the Internet of Things. Follow the link below to read the article: Mesh Sensor Networks Bridge IoT’s Last Mile   To read…

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Sen. Angus King Tours TechPlace, Meets Businesses

Senator Angus King of Brunswick stopped by on Friday, Feb. 5th for a short tour of TechPlace. MRRA Executive Director Steve Levesque and TechPlace Administrator Kristine Schuman led the tour, which included several reporters. During the visit, Sen. King had a chance to meet several TechPlace companies and talk with their proprietors, including STARC Systems,…

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TechPlace Biotech Firm InSphero Streamlines 3D Microtissue U.S. Business Operations

U.S. subsidiary of Swiss-based InSphero AG initiates direct product shipments, progresses towards full-scale North American bioproduction capabilities Schlieren, Switzerland – February 1, 2016 – InSphero AG, one of the first companies to set up shop in TechPlace last winter and the leading supplier of easy-to-use solutions for production, culture, and assessment of organotypic 3D cell culture models, has…

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TechPlace Business Grifin LLC Granted Patent for Innovative Submarine Propulsion System

A few days ago Eric Bleicken (Grifin LLC of TechPlace) picked up his patent from his attorney, Chris Caseiro, for an underwater vehicle propulsion and control concept. There is no propeller, diving planes or rudder. Rather, it has two counter rotating propulsor rings that circumvent the entire hull. Eric explains that most of the work…

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Flying Boat Manufacturer to Build Innovative Amphibious Aircraft at TechPlace

MVP Aero Chooses Brunswick Landing for Aircraft Development Advanced Composites Will Make the MVP-2 the Most Advanced Amphibious Aircraft in the World SEBRING, Florida — MVP Aero announced this week at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo it has selected Brunswick Landing as the development site for the new Model MVP-2 amphibious aircraft. The MVP-2 is…

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