Economic Development

Mainebiz reports on Center for Additive Manufacturing of Metals 

Mainebiz reported on the University of Maine’s Center for Additive Manufacturing of Metals (CAMM), which focuses on 3D printing of metal objects and is based in the Advanced Manufacturing Center. “This is going to be the inaugural year of using this technology, and I’m excited to see how that pans out,” said UMaine undergraduate Alex […]

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Megan Driscoll presents at the Darling Marine Center

Students share marine science research at SEA Fellows Symposium

Megan Driscoll wants to replace plastic made of petroleum with plastic made of algae.  So this summer, the University of Maine intern made algae-based bioplastic and documented how it broke down over time in the Damariscotta River Estuary.   Driscoll, a junior marine sciences major from Chelmsford, Massachusetts, presented her project Aug. 6 at the fourth […]

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Media report UMaine a partner in Navy-funded boat hull building project

The Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, Maine Public, Mainebiz and the Republican Journal reported the University of Maine is a partner in a boat hull building project led by the Portland, Maine location of Honolulu, Hawaii-based company Navatek and funded by an $8 million U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research contract. The goal of the project is to […]

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Sens. Collins, King welcome DOE official to UMaine Composites Center, media report

News Center Maine, WVII (Channel 7) and WABI (Channel 5) reported U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King joined officials from the Maine governor’s office in welcoming Daniel Simmons, Department of Energy (DOE) assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy, to the University of Maine. Simmons toured the 100,000-square-foot Advanced Structures and Composites Center […]

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Sens. Collins, King, state leaders welcome DOE assistant secretary to UMaine Composites Center

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King joined officials from the Maine governor’s office July 26 in welcoming Daniel Simmons, Department of Energy (DOE) assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy, to the University of Maine.   Simmons toured the 100,000-square-foot Advanced Structures and Composites Center and its innovations under development, including next-generation floating wind […]

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UMaine debuts new center for 3D metal printing, WABI reports

WABI (Channel 5) reported a new center at the University of Maine is focusing on 3D printing of metal objects. The Center for Additive Manufacturing of Metals (CAMM) is based in the Advanced Manufacturing Center. UMaine hopes CAMM will help the state stay up to speed with the rest of the Northeast in additive metal […]

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Craft Brewing Business cites UMaine economic impact study

A biennial economic impact study conducted by University of Maine assistant economics professor Andrew Crawley, in conjunction with the Maine Brewers’ Guild, was cited in Craft Brewing Business. The study found the 140-plus active, licensed craft breweries in the state contributed more than $260 million to Maine’s economy in 2017. 

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