Portland, Maine, 04101
Are you a fit for MTI? Come to this live webinar presented by Joseph Migliaccio, Director of Business Development, to learn about MTI, what they do, and their process for funding Maine’s innovation economy.
MTI offers grants, loans, equity investments, and services to support Maine’s innovation economy. MTI supports new ideas, products, or methods with the potential to grow and diversify Maine’s economy and increase the number of quality jobs throughout the state through direct support of innovators and through support of programs and infrastructure that encourage innovation. Since its founding in 1999, MTI has invested over $280M in more than 2,950 projects across Maine’s 16 counties. MTI funding has simultaneously generated over $1 billion in private sector matching investment.
Your Presenter: Joseph Migliaccio
Joe is MTI’s Director of Business Development. Joe leads MTI’s targeted effort to expand MTI’s funding opportunities for technology development with early and late-stage ventures. An original member of the startup team at MTI in 2000, he is well-connected in Maine’s entrepreneurial community, and serves on the Maine Accelerates Growth leadership team. Joe has been involved with small business throughout his life, including ownership in specialty foods and retail service. He has formal and practical training in immunology, bioassays, product development and business leadership. During 10 years at IDEXX Laboratories in Westbrook, Maine, he worked as an assay development project leader in R&D, a supervisor of global technical support and managed a multi-million dollar line of tests and equipment. He has had primary responsibility for product-line strategy, product launch, customer satisfaction and achievement of revenue goals. Joe initially studied engineering at the University of Maine and graduated with an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Southern Maine. He holds an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH and serves on various business boards and committees.