TechPlace, Maine’s premier Technology Incubator, is a 95,000 SF facility that offers early stage manufacturers in the industries of aerospace, composites, biotechnology, clean technology, and IT, shared space to operate and grow their business. TechPlace is located on Brunswick Landing and is currently home to 30 early stage companies. The Brunswick Landing continues to attract large employers and businesses, including Mölnlycke, First Light, Wayfair, and Tempus Jets.
TechPlace enjoys the benefits of being located in a federal Hub Zone, which can be particularly helpful for companies seeking work through government contracts as it provides an advantage in the bid scoring process.
Businesses in TechPlace are located in a Pine Tree Development Zone and therefore are eligible to greatly reduce, or virtually eliminate, their state taxes for up to ten years when they create new, quality jobs in their industry sectors.
TechPlace businesses are also fortunate to be located within a Foreign Trade Zone. Companies that import products and raw materials can do so duty-free and only pay duties on final products that are released into the US market. Products that are exported, and never enter the US market, are completely duty-free.
Some of the many facilities and assets that TechPlace offers its members include conference rooms, classroom space, shipping & receiving area, individual office and industrial space, shared manufacturing shop space, a shared composites layup facility, and a spray booth. A shared biotechnology lab is also available to members and includes fume hoods, a bio safety cabinet, incubators, a reverse osmosis system for water, freezer and refrigeration space, and an autoclave to name a few.
TechPlace is home to the Composites Engineering Research Laboratory, which offers fee-for-service research and development capabilities to composite companies and entrepreneurs both inside and outside the State of Maine.
To arrange a visit to TechPlace or reserve available space for your business, call 207-607-4195.