Meet with State Legislators at the January 9 Legislative Reception
We are inviting all of our members and supporters to attend our annual BioME Legislative Reception on January 9, 2018. This event is your opportunity to connect with Maine State Legislators, talk to them about things that matter for the bioscience industry and your company and network with other professionals. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and cash bar provided. To attend please RSVP.
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Maine Pavilion at the 2018 BIO International Convention in Boston 

BIO International Convention is coming to Boston! This high profile event features 3 days of valuable symposiums, hundreds of exhibitors and hundreds of attendees. Bioscience Association of Maine is organizing the Maine Pavilion there. If you are interested in exhibiting in our space or supporting us through sponsorship, please contact us using the link below and we will get back to you.

Dr Anne Breggia joins BioME Board of Directors

ME Bioscience Day 2017 was a success!
On November 9, 2017 BioME organized second ME Bioscience Day. Thanks to our wonderful volunteers from member and non-member bioscience companies in Maine, we were able to promote life sciences among middle school students.
This year's schools included the following communities: South Portland, Yarmouth, 
Gorham, Gardiner, Bangor, Augusta, Monmouth, Saco, York, Westbrook, Sanford, Cumberland and Orono.

A big thank you to companies who participated in this amazing effort:
The Baker Company, 
Fluid Imaging Technologies, Idexx, MDIBL, Jackson Laboratory, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, Artel, UNE, USM, Nelson Academy of Agricultural Sciences Online, University of Maine, Cerahelix, Strategic Nonclinical Solutions, Clear H2O and The Baker Company.

Holiday Mixer Recap

On December 12, 2017 we held our annual Holiday Mixer. Despite an unexpected weather twist, our wonderful members and supporters came to celebrate the Holiday Season with us. See event photos
Member Spotlight: Maine Medical Center Research Institute

The  Maine Medical Center Research Institute , located in Scarborough, has been conducting basic and translational research for over 25 years. Founded in 1991 as a division of Maine Medical Center, the research institute established its current location in 2001 and nearly doubled the size of the facility during an expansion in 2008 to support its growing research endeavors. The institute now includes four main centers of research:  Molecular Medicine Clinical and Translational Research Outcomes Research and Evaluation , and  Psychiatric Research .

We want to hear from you - complete our SURVEY for a chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card

2017 is coming to an end and we would love to hear from our members and supporters. Please consider taking a 5-10 minute survey letting us know what you would like to see us do in 2018. One person will win a $100 Amazon gift card. Winner will be drawn and announced at our Legislative Reception on January 9, 2018. 

Welcome New Members
We are glad to welcome the following companies to our BIOME Family:

LGC Maine Standards Company
Lighthouse Imaging
Eli Lilly and Company / Elanco
Aizoon USA
Cornerstone HR
Partners Creating Growth 
SMRT Architects and Engineers 
Mother Dirt
AIT Therapeutics
3D BioLabs
Bruce Coryell
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
Novitum Pharma
Baseload Renewables

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