November 20, 2013
The NCTC is looking for a part-time Executive Director to work with the Board of Directors in further developing and implementing a comprehensive and sustainable plan to achieve the Center’s annual and long-range objectives. We are looking for an experienced professional who enjoys the dynamics of an innovative and dynamic organization and its associated industry. We are seeking an entrepreneurial, talented, ambitious and natural leader who is committed to collaboration, innovation, action and success.
December 11th, 2013, Noon - 1:00PM
Webinar Presented by Rodman & Rodman, CPA “Green Team”
Setting up a new company in QuickBooks can be challenging enough, but if you’re in the clean energy industry, there are a number of additional items to think about and begin tracking to meet requirements for grant qualifications, financing, SRECs and other tax credits, financial reporting, and accelerated depreciation schedules. Proper setup of your QuickBooks system can be crucial to your ability to qualify for financing, or for investment tax credits against future income.
Nov 6th, 2013
Have you Heard? Hardware is Hot!
The Growing Number of “Hardware Curious” and the Development of the
New Manufacturing Economy
An interested and engaged crowd of entrepreneurs, engineers, prototypers and businesspeople gathered at Greentown Labs in Somerville, MA on October 24th for a debut event at the cleantech incubator’s new and expanded location. Greentown Labs is a member of ACTION, the Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England, which organized the program. They were there for a panel discussion on “Makin’ it in Massachusetts”, based on a report created for MassDevelopment, titled Innovation in Manufacturing – Makerspaces. “Part of the reason for the study was to bridge the gap between the business community and innovators. I wanted to tell the story of what was happening out there in the innovative workplace. It was an economic development agenda”, stated Andrea Foertsch, researcher and author of the study, Founder of Disruptive Space, and Principal, Melrose Real Estate Strategies.
Oct 22, 2013
BRUNSWICK, Maine — A building at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station will become a business incubator and technology accelerator for advanced manufacturing companies, thanks to a $2 million grant from the federal government announced Tuesday.
The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, along with Coastal Counties Workforce Inc., will receive a $2 million Make it in America Challenge grant to create TechPlace, the advanced manufacturing incubator, and to provide workforce training to support the businesses that will occupy it. MRRA is one of only 10 organizations throughout the country to receive such a grant.