"Maine PTAC is part of a nationwide network of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, or PTACs. This statewide program is hosted by Eastern Maine Development Corporation. We work with Maine-based companies that are interested in selling their products and/or services to local, state or federal government agencies, either as prime contractors or subcontractors."
"The Department of Defense (DOD) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program is a congressionally mandated program coordinated by the Small Business Administration. The DOD SBIR/STTR Program’s mission is to elicit innovative solutions from the small business community that address defense technology gaps confronting the DOD and to include technologies that will also have high commercialization potential in the private sector. DOD issues announcement topics supporting the Warfighter in three cycles throughout the year."
"The Maine Composites Alliance is a 501c3 Non profit that is comprised of an alliance of composite businesses in Maine who work together to recognize and promote Maine's leadership in the international composite industry. We enhance the competitiveness of our members by providing opportunities for new commercial ventures, product development, education and training, and access to world class industrial testing laboratories."
"The Manufacturers Association of Maine (MAMe) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization comprised of over 300 companies and 100 students in Maine. We serve our membership by providing education and workforce training, business growth services, cluster initiatives, legislative advocacy, scholarship programs, networking opportunities and industry partnerships."
"The Maine Manufacturing Extensions Partnership (Maine MEP) is able to leverage a vast array of public and private resources and services that are available to every manufacturing enterprise in Maine. The nationwide system of MEP centers is linked through the U.S. Department of Commerce - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with the common goal to strengthen the global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers."