Mainebiz boosts UMaine, USM medical research partnership

Mainebiz reported on the medical research partnership between the University of Maine and University of Southern Maine to advance the field of medicine and create new professional development opportunities. The pilot partnership is led by the UMaine Institute of Medicine and provides fellowships to USM faculty, who will become adjunct faculty at UMaine and work […]

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BDN highlights UMaine alumnus Batchelder ahead of entrepreneurial competition

The Bangor Daily News highlighted the research and achievements of Kendra Batchelder, co-founder/CEO of Waved Medical LLC and a University of Maine alumna. She and her company will be competing for $25,000 in the Top Gun Showcase Pitch Event during the Maine Entrepreneurs Summit after recently winning the Regional Top Gun Pitch. Batchelder applied her […]

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Lown legacy preserved with specialty U.S. Mint coin 

Starting in 2019, the U.S. Mint began issuing four specialty coins per year, one for each state, in celebration of U.S. innovation for the American Innovation $1 Coin program. By 2032, leaders of all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories will have chosen an innovator or innovation to represent their […]

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Innovative medical research underway through UMaine, USM partnership 

New technology to study cancer, unique materials for medical devices and diseases transmitted by mosquitoes are among the areas of research being conducted through a new partnership between the University of Maine and University of Southern Maine.  Led by UMaine’s Institute of Medicine, the pilot program provides fellowships to USM faculty to conduct research through […]

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Foster Center announces recipients of 2024 Innovation Awards

The University of Maine Foster Center for Innovation announced the third annual Innovation Awards winners, who will be honored in a ceremony at the center on April 11 as part of Maine Impact Week. The awards recognize and celebrate the impact of students, faculty, staff and alumni who are active in innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization. The 2024 […]

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New research on wearable sensors from UMaine highlighted by Fox 22

WFVX (Fox 22 in Bangor) highlighted research from University of Maine students and assistant professor of chemical engineering Evan Wujcik that aimed to make wearable sensor technology more comfortable and reliable. The team of researchers created a prototype of a wearable sensor system that can repair itself like skin by reattaching pieces that tear. “Those […]

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UMaine COBRE announces seed grant awardees for 2023-24

The University of Maine Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) has awarded seed funding to support pilot projects from three early career faculty during the 2023-24 academic year and through April 1, 2025.  The seed funding from UMaine COBRE’s pilot project program will help awardees secure instruments and other supplies for their projects, all of […]

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Howell receives communication prize from international society

The International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CATES) gave Caitlin Howell, associate professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Maine, its 2023 Communication Prize. According to CATES, “the prize is awarded to the most outstanding audiovisual communication of excellence and innovation in technological sciences or engineering.” Howell won the prize with […]

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