DOE Funds UMaine Bio-based Wind Blade Collaboration

Maria McIntyreUncategorized

The world’s largest 3D printer located at the University’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, will begin printing very large wind blade molds using recyclable bio-based materials reinforced with wood. This new technology will speed up the manufacture and reduce costs of mold fabrication by as much as 25% to 50%. Read more

Portland, a top city for beer lovers

Maria McIntyreUncategorized

Financial website SmartAsset, ranked Portland No. 15 among 384 U.S. cities on the basis of metrics including the number of local breweries per capita, the number of bars per capita and the average price of a pint. Read more.

Maine Brewers Win Gold at the Great American Festival Competition

Maria McIntyreUncategorized

More than 1,700 brewers competed in the Great American Beer Festival Competition held annually by the Brewers Association with judges from around the world considering entries in 90 categories. This year, gold medals went to Maine brewers Lone Pine Brewing Co. and Allagash Brewing Co. Read more

New video promotes the state’s thriving Life Science industry

Maria McIntyreUncategorized

The Bioscience Association of Maine’s (BioME) “Why Maine?” project focuses on promoting Maine as a location for life sciences. It clearly conveys why the state is an enriching community to live and work for bioscience professionals. In addition to the video, there are new pages on the website with information and resources for startup and established companies and their employees. … Read More

UMaine to Lead Four-Year Forest Ecosystem Study

Maria McIntyreUncategorized

The University of Maine, working with the University of New Hampshire and the University of Vermont, will conduct a four-year study to monitor forest growth and conditions using digital sensor technology.  The  project will generate near real-time data for use by the forest products industry and in forestland sustainability efforts.  The National Science Foundation has set aside $6 million for … Read More