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…Details
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 England Venture Summit being held on December 6th 8.00am to 5.30pm at Lombardo’s Conference Center in Boston Randolph, MA. Whether you’re a startup seeking capital and…Details
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…Details
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,…Details
We recently completed a project to expand office space on the second floor of TechPlace. We currently have three vacancies. One of the offices comes with furniture already in place. Prices for TechPlace offices range from $400 to $600 a month, including all utilities and access to shared administrative equipment and conference rooms. That’s a…Details
TechPlace’s 2017 Business Educational Series (Lunch and Learn) Schedule has been released. The first event takes place tomorrow, March 9th at noon.
For the rest of the schedule, please refer to the online calendar or download this one-page TechPlace business seminar schedule.
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…Details
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…Details
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.
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.…Details