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Teachers participating in Building Bridges visit Technology Research Center

Greater Bangor area teachers participating in Building Bridges, a program of Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce for fostering connections between educators and the business community toured TRC on May 2, 2017. They witnessed the 100 hours of continuous operation campaign of new Biomass to Bioproducts Pilot Plant in TRC  during the week that will provide reliable […]

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The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is investing $3.3 million in FBRI Research

Woody Biomass Conversion to Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Ft. Belvoir, VA: $3.3 million The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) will invest $3.3 million to advance wood to jet fuel technology at the Technology Research Center (TRC) of the Forest Bioproducts Research Institute at the University of Maine. The technology is based on FBRI’s […]

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FBRI receives over 3 million dollars to study wood to jet fuel technology.

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) will invest more than $4 million to help diversify and grow the Maine economy, which includes new funds designed to aid the forest sector, announced U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Matt Erskine in a news conference at the University of Maine July […]

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SenatorsCollins-Klobuchar-King Biomass Amendment Passes Senate

Press Release Biomass Amendment Feb 3 2016 Specifically, the amendment would require the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to jointly ensure that federal policy relating to forest bioenergy is consistent across all departments and agencies and that the full benefits of forest biomass for energy, […]

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FBRI hosts the Bangor Region Leadership Institute on January 7th, 2016

About 30 community members spent a day in the Technology Research Center as part of the Bangor Region Leadership Institute (BRLI). BRLI is an intensive, regionally-oriented leadership development program designed to give potential and emerging leaders the skills, knowledge, and on-going support they need to succeed in the greater Bangor community.  It is designed for outstanding […]

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