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Jackson Lab lands federal grant to study Alzheimer’s disease

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The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor has been awarded a $2.67 million federal grant over five years that will fund studies of the complex processes involved in both healthy aging and...

Legal settlement opens way for proposed $240M biorefinery project

A legal dispute between the owner of the former Great Northern Paper Co. in East Millinocket and a prospective buyer that wants to build a $240 million biorefinery there has been settled, clearing...

Promising new opportunity shaping up at former Old Town Fuel and Fiber

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Biofine Technology, a Massachusetts company, will partner with the University of Maine's Forest Bioproducts Research Institute on a pilot project at the former Old Town Fuel and Fiber to process and...

Maine Senate greenlights bioplastics jobs bill

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The Maine Senate on Tuesday gave initial approval to a bill by Sen. Jim Dill, D-Old Town, that would invest in Maine’s emerging biobased products industry.

Sappi and Biobased Maine put out joint RFP for Westbrook mill

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Sappi North America, in partnership with Biobased Maine, issued a RFP seeking biobased technology to incorporate into existing operations at Sappi's Westbrook mill.

Owner of shuttered GNP mill counter-sues prospective buyer

The owner of the shuttered Great Northern Paper mill in East Millinocket has filed a counterclaim against the prospective buyer that was granted a temporary restraining order in February halting...

Bar Harbor labs make advances with major diseases

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Researchers at The Jackson Laboratory and the MDI Biological Laboratory have separately made recent advances in understanding the basics of two of the leading causes of deaths in the United States,...

IDEXX joins NASDAQ-100 Index

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IDEXX Laboratories Inc., the Westbrook-based provider of diagnostic tests for pets, poultry and livestock, has joined the NASDAQ-100 Index, the company announced on Monday.

Jackson Lab nabs $2.8M in fed grants to target breast cancer

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Two Jackson Laboratory professors, including the Bar Harbor Lab’s CEO, were awarded two U.S. Department of Defense grants totaling $2.8 million to research one of the most deadly breast cancers.

ImmuCell gets additional $2 million in debt financing

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ImmuCell Corp., a Portland-based maker of health products used in dairy and beef industries, said it has landed an additional $2 million in financing for its planned expansion.

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