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Officials gather for ribbon-cutting at business incubator facility

August 3, 2016 Ellsworth American

City, state and federal officials came together Tuesday to officially open the Union River Center for Innovation, projecting that the business incubator facility will be a success and a key part of the city’s economic development future.  Read more

Union River Center for Innovation opens in Ellsworth

August 2, 2016 WABI TV5

The Union River Center for Innovation in Ellsworth is now open to the public.  It serves as the first community-driven incubator to support local start-up businesses.  A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate it.  Read more

Five organizations get Maine technology awards

May 19, 2016  Portland Press Herald

Three organizations received awards totaling $658,756 from the Maine Technology Institute’s Cluster Initiative Program for projects intended to boost technology-intensive clusters in the state.  Read more

Ellsworth technology startup incubator finds home with a riverfront view

November 30, 2015  Mainebiz  

The city of Ellsworth is buying a building along Union River to house a technology startup incubator, a collaboration between the city and its nonprofit development corporation.  Read more

City to buy building to use as business incubator

November 25, 2015  Ellsworth American

As part of a broader push to spur economic growth, city councilors voted last week to purchase the Community Health and Counseling Services building on Water Street for use as a business incubator.  Read more