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Saint Joseph's contributes to research on improving survivability of shipped lobsters

Laurie Schreiber |

An academic and industry collaboration is looking into ways to create an environment where a “soft shell lobster” can be turned into a more resilient and valuable “hard shell...

MDI Biological Lab lands grant to promote data literacy in public health project

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The MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor will take a leading role nationally in teaching data literacy to students and teachers though a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes...

Fourth annual Maine Cannabis Convention hits Portland this weekend

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New England Cannabis Network is returning to Portland to host the Fourth Annual Maine Cannabis Convention this weekend, which will feature over 175 industry exhibitors and 50-plus local and national...

Grant will help Houlton start animal-food facility to serve JAX, others

The town of Houlton has received a $275,000 grant to help fund construction of a 12,000-square-foot animal food facility at Houlton Industrial Park. The proposed facility is expected to serve...

Vets First Choice, co-defendants, granted more time to respond to IDEXX lawsuit

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Direct Vet Marketing Inc. (DBA Vets First Choice) and the two co-defendants named in a federal lawsuit filed by IDEXX Laboratories earlier this month have asked for more time to respond to...

Genetics firm, Waterville Creates! move into Hathaway Center

Maureen Milliken |

GenoTyping, of Ellsworth, and the city's arts and culture organization are the two latest tenants in the former shirt factory, which has welcomed several new businesses since it was sold a year and a...

IDEXX sues Vets First Choice, two former employees, over alleged 'misappropriation' of trade secrets

James McCarthy |

Westbrook-based IDEXX Laboratories is suing two former employees and their current employer, Portland-based Vets First Choice, alleging “actual and/or threatened misappropriation of trade...

Bangor company receives $1M federal grant to advance its growth

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Activas Diagnostics in Bangor has received a $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to further its work on a diagnostic sleep monitoring system as well as develop a plan for scaling...

MedRhythms exceeds $4M goal in Series A financing round

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MedRhythms, a Portland-based company that combines sensors, neuroscience and music to help people recover from neurologic injury or disease, announced Friday it raised $5 million in an oversubscribed...

MDI Biological Lab President Kevin Strange awarded $12M grant

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The MDI Biological Laboratory President Kevin Strange has been awarded a five-year, $12 million National Institutes of Health Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant.