New Business: Resources

Technology Commercialization

In addition to the Maine SBDC, the following organizations can help you make your innovative idea a reality. Contact a business advisor now.

Maine Technology Institute

The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) is a private, non-profit corporation that offers early-stage capital and commercialization assistance for the research and development of technologies that create new products, processes and services, generating high-quality jobs across Maine.

Each MTI funded program has an application process and specific criteria. Visit their website for more info.

Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development

Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (MCED) provides a broad array of relevant programming, quality mentorship, world-class training and expertise to encourage sustainable, Maine-based entrepreneurship. MCED helps entrepreneurs re-invent the Maine economy by providing them with resources to build innovative world-class companies. Visit their website for more info.

UMaine’s Target Technology Incubator

The University of Maine’s Target Technology Incubator provides everything an innovation-based company needs to achieve its goals. It offers business coaching for startup companies from early-idea stage to products on the shelf. Visit their website for more info.