Select Global Life Sciences Companies in Maine
Why InSphero Chose Maine
“Proximity to talent, both new to the workforce and experienced; proximity to customers; and proximity to Switzerland, in terms of travel and time zones.”
– Jan Lichtenberg, Ph.D., CEO/Co-founder, InSphero
Based in Zurich, Switzerland, InSphero opened its doors at TechPlace on Brunswick Landing in 2015. The company is a life science technology provider and the world’s leading supplier of organotypic 3D microtissues for drug safety and efficacy testing. InSphero’s customer base includes the world’s largest government institutions, as well as pharmaceutical, chemical, and cosmetics companies.
Maine Makes Sense for Life Sciences Investment
- Maine has experienced a faster than
average growth of 17% in the drugs and
pharmaceuticals, medical devices,
and equipment subsectors since 2007
(Battelle 2014 Maine Biosciences Report)
- 243 bioscience-related patents from 2009 to 2014
- Maine is home to more than 20 companies specializing in diagnostics. View the Maine Life Sciences Guide.