Policy Leaders Academy: Maine’s Future Economy – Innovation
Economic Recovery Session 3 – Focus on Innovation
Date: Friday, February 05, 2021
Location: Via Zoom
Maine has a strong core of assets that support innovation and entrepreneurship. This session is designed to explain and explore that ecosystem, and to hear directly from experts and entrepreneurs about what’s working and what more can be done to promote sustainable economic growth and development. Topics will include the importance of collaboration, investment in Research & Development, the role of programs such as the Maine Seed Capital Tax Credit, and promoting exports.
Moderator: Katie Shorey, Live + Work in Maine
Presenters: Justin Hafner, CEO & Co-Founder, KinoTek Inc.; Briana Warner, CEO, Atlantic Sea Farms; Donna Casasse, Government Relations Consultant, Sappi North America; Betsy Biemann, CEO, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.; Jayne Crosby Giles, Consultant, Four Directions Development Corporation
These events are for legislators only and are free of charge. Please RSVP Julie Beane at email@example.com.
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Policy Leaders Academy is a program of Maine Development Foundation, with strong financial and personnel support from several prominent Maine foundations and organizations committed to a prosperous and thriving state. The generous support of these organizations allows MDF to leverage expertise from across Maine to provide legislators with rich learning opportunities at no cost to individual legislators.