While perhaps best known for its pristine natural environment, from majestic mountain peaks to stunning rocky coastline, Maine also offers a dynamic and friendly business community where entrepreneurs and innovators are welcome. Strategically located in the northeastern United States only 90 minutes north of Boston, Maine provides significant market access to North America in an advantageous location for manufacturers to import and process raw materials, as well as export finished goods.
Recognizing that many jobs today can be done virtually, Maine’s outstanding quality of life is a benefit which is impossible to quantify in numbers alone, delivering far-reaching results and rewards for your employees and your business.
Maine has hardworking and dedicated workers.
The education sector in the state collaborates with the business community to develop needed talent for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Maine has 27 technical education high schools, 7 community colleges, and 20 colleges and universities.
Businesses in Maine can partner with The Roux Institute at Northeastern University to customize workforce development programs and research collaborations.
Maine is investing $50 million to fund innovation by Maine businesses, and $150 million to expand access to affordable broadband over the next two years.
Maine provides support for business startups, a variety of grants and loans, and tax and financial incentives for structures, equipment, and job creation. Let us connect you with the appropriate person at the Maine Department of Economic & Community Development to discuss your specific situation.