Matthew Hodgkin

Matthew Hodgkin is the Commercialization Program Professional and Innovation Lecturer at the University of Maine. He teaches the Fundamentals of Innovation course and coaches faculty, staff and students on their ideas. As a cooperating staff member in the Office of Strategic Partnerships, Innovation, Resources and Engagement, he assists with the MIRTA accelerator program to help faculty form commercialization strategies around their research. Originally from a small town in Connecticut, Matthew came to the University of Maine and received an undergraduate degree in Animal and Veterinary Sciences with a minor in Innovation Engineering, and later a master’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition.