TechPlace Composites Layup Facility Nearly Complete

Work continues on the new composites layup facility in TechPlace’s Phase III industrial area. The project is nearly wrapped up majority of the new facility is expected to be online by February 1st. The new paint booth is set up and layup room is coming along with new flooring installed. HVAC systems are next on…

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TechPlace Businesses Offered Discount to Attend New England Venture Summit on December 6th

New England Venture Summit Provides Startups Opportunity to Meet Investors Special discount:  Use promo code “MRRAVIP” and receive an extra $100 off the current rates. Come meet, interact and network with more than 500 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and CEOs of the hottest early stage and emerging growth companies at the prestigious New…

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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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TechPlace Biotech Business InSphero Wins MRRA’s Innovator of the Year Award

SaviLinx, InSphero Named Most Innovative Businesses of 2016 MRRA Honors pair of Brunswick Landing Companies at Annual Dinner The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority (MRRA), the organization managing the transition of the former Naval Air Station Brunswick (NASB) from military to civilian use, recognized two Brunswick Landing companies for innovative business practices at the MRRA annual…

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Additional Manufacturing Space Now Available at TechPlace

MRRA builds new maker and industrial space to meet demand We recently completed renovations on the Hangar 4 East industrial project, which adds nearly 20,000 SF of manufacturing space to TechPlace. Innovators now have access to five more industrial spaces in former Navy Building 250. The work spaces range from about 1,500 SF to nearly…

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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.