LD 814
Session - 129th Maine Legislature
LR 1182
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Strengthen Maine's Economy through Research and Innovation led by the University of Maine System


This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.

This bill would provide funding and enact measures based on recommendations of the President of the University of Maine at Machias in a strategic plan chartered by the Chancellor of the University of Maine System and due to the Board of Trustees of the University of Maine System in March 2019. The bill would strengthen research and economic development efforts across the University of Maine System to support Maine industries and workforce development and to foster business formation and expansion, specifically in the 7 research and development sectors designated in statute: advanced technology for agriculture and forestry; aquaculture and marine technology; biotechnology; composite materials technology; environmental technology; information technology; and precision manufacturing technology.

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