Month: June 2012

Support and Media Coverage of Technology Research Center Opening in Old Town

The grand opening of the Technology Research Center on June 18th was a huge success attended by more than 120 participants. They got the opportunity to meet FBRI researchers, faculty, and students and their research demonstration at 6 stations in the research facility. FBRI Director Dr. Pendse welcomed the guests. U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, University […]

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Building the Next Generation of Sustainable Bioproducts Researchers:16 students from 14 universities on campus for the Summer REU program

Sixteen students from 14 universities including University of Puerto Rico, Mc Gill University, Canada, and  UDT, Concepcion, Chile started their 10 week research program in the UMaine campus on June 6th. Participating students were selected from among more than 70 applicants.  More than 20 UMaine faculty and graduate students will be working as mentors  in […]

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Grand Opening of Technology Research Center in Old Town on June 18th

The 40,000-square-foot facility, located on the grounds of 880 Maine Street, Old Town, Maine, will feature state-of-the-art process control and process information systems. The University of Maine’s Forest Bioproducts Research Institute’s new Technology Research Center (TRC)  will validate, demonstrate and help commercialize developing fuel, chemical and advanced material technologies from forest bioproducts at an industrially […]

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