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… Continue Reading

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:… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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 MILLION tons of wood (primarily softwood), Maine is… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Sappi Seeks Biobased Technology RFP Due June 2

Today, Sappi North America in partnership with Biobased Maine, issued a RFP seeking biobased technology to incorporate into existing operations at their Westbrook mill. The Westbrook mill is the world’s leading producer of casting and release papers. As the RFP states, “Sappi is committed to sustainable operations and the importance of advancing technology in support of… Continue Reading

Biobased Maine to Attend Bio-Based Live Europe

Biobased Maine will be attending and exhibiting at Bio-Based Live Europe, an international biobased industry event in Amsterdam May 31-June 1, 2017. This conference is very brand-focused, and will feature some of the biggest brands looking to incorporate biobased materials more fully into their supply chains. Examples of brands attending this conference include: LEGO, Ikea,… Continue Reading