Upcoming Event:
January BioME Virtual Coffee Hour

Join us for our first BioME Virtual Coffee Hour in 2021on January 14 from 10-11am.

January’s Coffee Hour will feature a short tour of New England Ocean Cluster’s co-working space with Patrick and Janeen Arnold; Maine entrepreneur Paul J. Fitzpatrick, and University of Maine Biomedical Engineering faculty, Dr. Karissa Tilbury, Dr. Andre Khalil and Kendra Batchelder. Each mini-presentation will be followed by Q&A and the audience will have a chance to connect with the speakers and each other.
Event Recap & Now On-Demand:
BioME Virtual Holiday Mixer

Earlier this week, BioME members and friends joined us virtually for an afternoon of networking and holiday cheer! The event featured rapid fire networking presentations, raffle prizes, BioME Holiday cocktails, BioME 2020 updates and festive apparel. This event was a great opportunity to network and connect with new members of our community.

The BioME Virtual Holiday Mixer is now On-Demand, and can be accessed at any time! Watch or share this event recording, or any of our past recordings now.

Event Video Recap & Blog:
ME Bioscience Day 2020

Throughout the week of November 16, 2020, BioME organized a 5th annual ME Bioscience Day, virtually. ME Bioscience Day is a statewide event that aims to get students excited about life science – the study of all living organisms, as well as raising awareness of the career opportunities in the life sciences sector in Maine.

Learn more by reading ME Bioscience Day blog post or watch a short video to learn how we did it!

Welcome New Board Member:
Bethany Fortier

We would like to officially welcome our newest Student Board Member, Bethany Fortier. Bethany is a graduate student in a research-intensive M.S. program formed as a new collaboration between Maine Medical Center Research Institute (MMCRI) and the University of Southern Maine. Bethany is completing her thesis work under the mentorship of Dr. Lucy Liaw in the Center for Molecular Medicine at MMCRI. She earned her B.S. in Biology, as well as her teaching certification, from the University of Maine.
Support BioME & Maine's Life Sciences industry:
Annual Sponsorship Packages

In 2021, we are offering our members and friends a way to support the life sciences industry in Maine, while simultaneously receiving an even broader range of brand exposure. Help us to continue delivering value to Maine’s growing life sciences industry through our annual sponsorship packages.

Sponsorship benefits include:

  • Logo displayed on BioME website & in monthly newsletters
  • Logo recognition at events & promo materials
  • Ad in BioME 2021 Industry Report
  • Logo sent along with each membership brochure to BioME members
  • Speaking opportunities at events & opportunity to serve on Committees
  • 1 year BioME membership included

Featured Member Cost Savings Program:
PSC Biotech

PSC Software provides electronic quality management and inspection management software solutions that enable life science companies to efficiently deliver their products to regulated industries.

BioME Member Benefits:

  • 10% discount on configuration of custom workflows, PQ validation of ACE® software systems, Implement Management and migration of software systems, data migration and development of ACE™ features. 
  • 10% discount on all professional services, such as Computer System Validation, Commissioning, Qualification and Validation, Regulatory Affairs, Audits, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Engineering,
  • 15% discount on the Initialization Fee for PSC Software™ such as the Adaptive Compliance Engine® (ACE™), ACE Essentials™, AuditUtopia®, user subscription licenses include the hosting, cloud storage, technical support, and upgrades to future versions of ACE™. 
  • 45-day free trial of ACE™ and AuditUtopia® 
Noteworthy Job Openings

Senior Scientist - DPD, Abbott
Senior Computational Biologist, IDEXX
Production Support Scientist, BBI Solutions
Laboratory Technician, Genotyping Center of America
Laboratory Coordinator II, Biology, University of New England
Research Project Manager (All Levels), Jackson Laboratory
Senior Research Associate, Bigelow Laboratory
Systems Engineer, Lighthouse Imaging
Process Engineer, Elanco

To see these and more openings, please visit our Job Board
BioME Sponsors