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Explore a range of programs, services, and resources designed to fuel the growth of your business.


Welcome to Union River Center for Innovation!

The Union River Center for Innovation is proud to offer entrepreneurs and startups the opportunity to grow their companies by providing the resources necessary to get a business up and running.

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Congratulations to Maine’s 2024 TopGun Entrepreneurs!

We’re excited to announce and congratulate two startup companies, Aper Funis Research (AFR) and Farm & Fish, who were selected to be a part of the statewide Top Gun 2024 Class, representing the Ellsworth cohort hosted out of the Union River Center for Innovation. 🎉 #TopGun2024 #MaineEntrepeneurs #InnovationJourney

For more information on TopGun, click here.


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Need a space to work for the day? Need a space to begin building your business? Have a great business plan but need some help getting started? We have it all!
  • Business Incubator
    Our business incubator program is here to help Maine businesses grow and accomplish their goals!
  • Co-working Space & Rentals
    Need a place to get some work done for the day? Looking for a meeting space? Our facility is happy to help!
  • Free Seminars
    Starting a small business, but need a little extra help understanding certain aspects, like accounting, finance, marketing, or law? Don’t miss our free and public seminars!
  • Private Offices
    Need a work space to conduct your business? We have private offices for you!

About Us

Union River Center for Innovation has been able to partner with multiple community experts and organizations to provide a wide variety of programs and services to grow and develop your business. We believe it’s important to marry best practices and the methods most effective for your specific business to create an action plan that will best serve your company. The following programs and services were developed in conjunction with area businesses to tailor offerings to meet the needs of startups and entrepreneurs, including a business incubator program and coworking space.

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