Research Service Center
On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded resulting in an uncontrolled release of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The rig was located about 50 miles offshore in more than 5,000 feet of water. By the time the well was capped and the oil flow stopped, approximately 200 million gallons of oil were released into the Gulf and the oil spill had become the worst in U.S. history and one of the worst in world history.
The Maine SBDC continues to receive external funding to help them in their mission to assist small business operators and emerging entrepreneurs in the State of Maine through business counseling, training services, information transfer, and resource linkages.
This project represents an exciting opportunity for the Justice Policy Program at the Muskie School of Public Policy and its partners to prioritize the expansion of civil representation and advocacy for sexual assault, immigrant/refugee, and rural victims - three traditionally underserved populations.
Grant to determine suitability to house a marine research program and field station in Puerto Rico.
Project to review and refine the current funding allocation formula for the Area Agencies on Aging.
Osher Map Library receives funds for Outreach Coordinator.
The research done in high school classrooms on bacteriophage genomics can contribute findings that are of interest to the scientific community more generally.
Kimberley Fox from the Muskie School of Public Service is the USM lead for this collaborative project with the Maine Health Access Foundation.
The University (Mark Delisle, PI) will track Maine SBDC business assistance services provided MFT FBPP TA clients via its CenterIC statewide computerized recordkeeping system.
Peter Woodruff, (Chemistry), "Bioremediation of Chromate", from Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement.