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Engaging Life Science Innovators and Entrepreneurs

This excerpt from the MDI Biological Laboratory’s biannual news magazine, “Breaking Through,” describes the role of the MDI Biological Laboratory’s new Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation in promoting a thriving science and technology sector in Maine.

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It Takes More Than Space to Incubate a Company

Michael Kagan, director of product development at Coagulation Sciences LLC, discusses why he chose to incubate his startup medical device company at the MDI Biological Laboratory.

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Construction Underway on New Training Laboratory: 6,500-Square-Foot Facility Will More Than Triple Training Space

Construction is underway on a new 6,560-square-foot training laboratory building that will more than triple the MDI Biological Laboratory’s dedicated training space. The expansion of the training infrastructure will allow for an increase from 350 to 500 in the number of students and teachers receiving hands-on training in biomedical research annually. The new building is…

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How INBRE Is Strengthening Maine’s Traditional Industries

The MDI Biological Laboratory is the leader of the Maine INBRE program, whose goal is to strengthen biomedical research in Maine. More than 2,100 undergraduate students have received training in biomedical research at the MDI Biological Laboratory since 2001. Many want to use their training to improve traditional Maine industries such as agriculture, forest products and marine resources.

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