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Call for New Biobased Maine Members

Say yes to investment and jobs for Maine! Biobased Maine is pleased to announce a call for new members in 2018. When you become a member of Biobased Maine, your membership opens new channels for your business development efforts, and helps you promote and network your business—as well as expand R&D opportunities for advanced biobased products…

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Pulp and Paper’s Innovative Future

As one of the rare mainstream industries that relies on a biobased, renewable, and fossil-free raw material, pulp and paper is poised to dominate. That’s the outlook from Bernard de Galembert, Bioeconomy and Innovation Director at the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), writing in Bio-Based World News. “It is oftentimes overlooked that the pulp and paper…

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Celebrate Science at the Maine Science Festival

We’re only two months away from the annual Maine Science Festival, a four-day celebration of the remarkable science, engineering, mathematics and technology happening in Maine every day. This year’s festival takes place March 15th-18th in Bangor, and will feature Radiolab’s Robert Krulwich as the headliner. (Purchase tickets for that here.) The MSF brings together Maine’s premier, nationally renowned…

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Biobased Maine's Executive Director Named to MaineBiz NEXT List

We couldn’t be prouder! Biobased Maine Executive Director Charlotte Mace is on the 2016 Mainebiz NEXT list. She’s one of just 10 people selected in the state for work they’re doing to lift Maine’s economy. Mainebiz told Charlotte she’s on the list because of what she says and does. Charlotte says Maine deserves a share…

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Biobased Maine Awarded $519,930 from EDA to Advance Biobased Manufacturing in Maine

  7/29/16 – “Today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration is a milestone for the ‘plants to products’ strategy that can breathe new life into Maine’s forest economy. “This substantial federal grant award will help advance biobased manufacturing – a strategy that uses new technology to convert renewable resources from forest,…

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"New Directions for Forest Products," feature in MaineBiz

MaineBiz recently featured Biobased Maine and our member companies Grow-Tech and Revolution Research in a front-page feature entitled “New Directions for Forest Products: A Maine Initiative Capitalizes on Demand for Biobased Products,” written by James McCarthy.

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Photos from Plants to Products Forum

The 2016 Plants to Products Forum was a great success! Thanks to everyone who attended. We listened to speakers from national technology companies, networked, took tours of Maine Standard Biofuels innovative technology, and visited exhibits. Check out these photos from the event.

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