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Latest Past Events

UMaine BEANS: Ocean Tough SustainabiliTEA

Foster Center for Innovation 123 Long Road, Orono

Tourists and locals alike flock to the coast for iconic eats, namely the lobster roll, but how much do you know about the people behind this heritage industry? Come have your understanding of social entrepreneurship, sustainability, and sheer grit blown out of the water as Nikki Strout comes to discuss Rugged Seas, a uniquely Maine […]

Commercialization Training Series: Industry Collaborations and Licensing

Virtual Event

Universities and companies have become more interested in forging long-term collaborative relationships. Learn why there has been an increase in collaboration and the mechanics of cultivating and improving the effectiveness of such partnerships. All Commercialization Series workshops will be held online – once you register, we will send you a link to attend via Zoom. This […]

Young Entrepreneur Series: Leigh Kellis of The Holy Donut

Foster Center for Innovation 123 Long Road, Orono

Stop by for the next installment of our alumni series where we welcome Leigh Kellis, Black Bear turned baking boss of Portland's The Holy Donut, back to campus! Inspired by the YouTube sensation "Hot Ones," swing by for a dynamic Q/A where Leigh will share her thoughts on creativity, cuisine, and community. Who knows - […]