Posts by Charlotte Mace

A New Look for BiobasedMaine.org

You may have noticed that things look a little different around here. We’ve refreshed the look of our website to better highlight major projects, like our upcoming roadmap, and make it easier to find and use valuable resources such as our blog and newsletter archives, technical reports, and more. Click around and explore to learn…

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E2Tech Expo November 16: Biobased Maine Special Offer!

E2Tech is offering Biobased Maine members a special offer on the Nov. 16 E2Tech Expo 2017 registration fee! The third annual E2Tech Expo will be the premier business event of the year, focusing on innovation and business development. Investors and funders, policymakers, energy and environmental companies, and other innovation “enablers” are on tap to advise attendees on strategies for…

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Biobased Maine Statement on the Renewable Chemicals Act of 2017

Biobased Maine would like to thank Senator Susan Collins for her leadership in the Renewable Chemicals Act of 2017 (S.1980), proposed legislation introduced Thursday that offers short-term tax credits for the production of biobased chemicals from biomass. Biobased Maine is actively pursuing new biobased manufacturing projects in Maine, such as the manufacture of high-value biobased…

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ReEnergy Partners with Biobased Maine with New Co-Location RFP

Today, at the National Biomass Energy Day event in Fort Fairfield, Maine, ReEnergy and Biobased Maine announce a partnership to seek technology for co-location at one or all of ReEnergy’s biomass-to-energy facilities in Livermore Falls, Ashland, Stratton, and Fort Fairfield Maine. Biobased Maine will be administering the RFP, which can be accessed here: ReEnergy RFP Biobased Maine’s…

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MTI Offers $45M in R&D Bond Funding for Equipment, Technology, and Infrastructure

The application process is OPEN now to apply for funds through the Maine Technology Institute’s new challenge grants, which will award $45 million to infrastructure, equipment, and technology upgrades for research, development and commercialization. Approved by Maine voters in 2017, these funds can be awarded to public and private entities to support the following targeted technology sectors:…

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Biobased Maine Tours Cellulosic Technology

As you may have read recently in Biofuels Digest, Maine is becoming a hot spot for biobased manufacturing – we have an abundance of second generation feedstock, industrial infrastructure, and other assets ready to be re-purposed for making high-value, sustainable products from renewable resources. Biobased Maine is at the forefront of this, seeking out the…

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New RFPs for Maine’s Forest Economy

Biobased Maine is helping write the next chapter of Maine’s forest industry by participating in the Maine Forest Economy Growth Initiative, an industry-led group that is charting a course for the future. With several pulp and paper mills shut down, and the loss of markets for over 4 tons of wood (primarily softwood), Maine is eager…

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New RFP: Biobased Chemical Market Analysis

Biobased Maine is seeking qualified firms to respond to a competitive RFP to perform a Biobased Chemical Market Analysis to identify Potential Markets for Chemicals Manufactured from Maine’s Lignocellulosic Biomass. The RFP can be accessed here: RFP for Biobased Chemical Market Analysis

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Technology Incubator in Brunswick Available to Manufacturers and Industry

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…

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Biobased Maine Featured by Bio-Based World News

Biobased Maine is attending Bio-Based Live Europe in Amsterdam at the end of May, an international conference and deal-making hub for the biobased industry. Charlotte Mace, Biobased Maine’s Executive Director, will be joined at Bio-Based Live Europe by new Biobased Maine Board of Directors member, Steve Schley of Seven Islands in Bangor. Bio-Based Live Europe is…

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