Collins, King Applaud Launch of Innovative Bioproduct Pilot Program at University of Maine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King released the following statement on today’s launch of the Biomass to Bioproducts Pilot Plant at the University of Maine’s Technology Research Center in Old Town:

 

            “This launch not only represents another positive development for the future of Maine’s bioeconomy, but it also serves as a great example of how the private sector can partner with educational institutions, government entities, and the forest products industry to spearhead pioneering research that will accelerate commercialization of new technology,” Senators Collins and King said in a joint release. “We applaud the University of Maine’s Technology Research Center and Biofine on this milestone and look forward to following the project’s progress in the coming years.”