With headquarters in Westbrook, IDEXX Laboratories is a leader in pet healthcare innovation. IDEXX provides diagnostic and IT-based products and services to veterinarians worldwide. (Photo: Gordon Chibroski/Portland Press Herald)

Maine Fosters Innovation

  • More than 220 life sciences companies already in Maine

  • Over 130,000 workers specializing in research, testing, and medical laboratories subsectors

  • Research facilities, training, and education to support the industry


Select Global Life Sciences Companies in Maine







Why InSphero Chose Maine


InSphero lab image“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.

The Maine Attraction


Home to a dynamic life sciences sector, Maine also offers majestic beauty, fine dining, arts and culture. Here, you can have it all. To see what Maine has to offer, watch the video.

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 LS Guide cover imageMaine is home to more than 20 companies specializing in diagnostics. View the Maine Life Sciences Guide.