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Grow your business with Union River Center for Innovation!


About Us

Our Mission: To help you succeed in your business endeavors!

The Union River Center for Innovation was founded in 2015 as a partnership between the City of Ellsworth and the Ellsworth Business Development Corporation, aiming to foster growth among fledgling Maine businesses and create a strong economic landscape for Maine‚Äôs Downeast area. Since its inception, the Union River Center for Innovation has housed a variety of businesses, ranging from entrepreneurs in their planning stages to already-established small businesses. 

Located on the scenic Union River waterfront, the Union River Center for Innovation is proud to offer startup companies in Maine the opportunity to grow by helping to provide the resources necessary to get a business up and running.

Union River Center for Innovation offers a multitude of programs and services to foster growth and innovation among Ellsworth-area startup companies and small businesses. We tailor our services to the specific needs of your business, providing the support you need to reach your goals. We know that each business has unique challenges, and we are dedicated to helping you overcome them. 

Union River Center for Innovation and its partners are able to provide you with a wide variety of programs and services to help grow and develop your business.  Using best practices and methods most effective for your specific business, we will help you prepare an action plan to best serve your company.  The following programs and services were tailored to meet the needs of startups, small businesses, and entrepreneurs like you!

Interested in growing your business? Get in touch with us to find out how we can help your business succeed!