FBRI Funds Support Grant Partner Research and Outreach Projects

The “Forest Bioproducts Research Institute,” funded by the National Science Foundation, has a goal to “provide strategic programs and opportunities that will solidify and strengthen Maine’s R&D capacity and competitiveness in the area of forest bioproducts research.”

For more information on the EPSCoR awards process go tohttp://umaine.edu/epscor/

2007 EPSCoR Grant Partners

  • Maine Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health
  • Low Impact logging Education Project
  • Improving Woody Biomass Separation by Enzymatic Means
  • Upper St. John Valley Community Forest Project
  • Education Outreach in Support of the University of Maine Forest Bioproduct Research Initiative
  • Teaching middle and high school science using real environmental data
  • Engaging Youth through Participation: A Day of Workshops and Activities at the 2008 Forest for Maine’s Future Public Expo
  • Upward Bound Bridge Students Become Research Capable
  • The Northeast Bioproducts Puzzle: 2007 Forest Products Society Northeast Section Meeting
  • Maine Energy Education Program (MEEP) Bioenergy Outreach Education Program
  • Professional Development through Collaborative Networks: An Innovative Partnership to Strengthen K-16 Science and Mathematics Education
  • Summer Laboratory Mathematics School for Sixth and Seventh Graders
  • Green Products Business Plan Competition 2007-08

View the Grant Partner project summaries