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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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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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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New England Venture Summit Provides Startups Opportunity to Meet Investors

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…

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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 Teams Up with Oxford Networks on Data Center Project

Brunswick Landing businesses Oxford Networks and STARC Systems collaborate on innovative IT modular suites Organizations that must meet stringent data security standards are increasingly seeking solutions to make their data and IT operations more secure, flexible, and private. Oxford Networks now offers such a solution, providing customized modular suites to customers of its Brunswick Data Center…

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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.