Welcome!

The University of Maine Foster Center for Student Innovation helps students and community members develop a mindset and skill set for creating, testing, and achieving ideas.

The center plays four key roles: offers free business coaching to anyone with a business idea, runs a student business incubator, offers academic courses in Innovation Engineering, and manages the Innovate for Maine Fellows Program, a statewide college internship program focused on innovation.

Would you like a tour? Just call or stop by; we’d be happy to show you around!

Looking for an internship?

The Innovate for Maine Fellows program connects the best and brightest Maine college students with Maine’s most exciting, growing companies as a way to grow and create jobs across the state of Maine through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Learn more about the program.

Actively recruiting for the spring cohort of I-Corps

I-Corps helps foster innovation and entrepreneurship by providing faculty, staff and students with the tools and guidance needed to identify the market opportunity for their STEM-based research.

Interested in learning more?

Click here for all the program details and an application.