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This report presents the findings from a survey of biotechnology firms located in Maine. The purpose of the survey, conducted during the spring of 2003, was to collect information on a variety of issues related to the companies. operations and the state.s business climate for biotechnology. Some of the issues addressed in the survey include the research and development activities of Maine biotechnology companies, partnerships formed within the biotechnology industry, and the companies’ participation in government-sponsored business assistance programs. The survey results present a “snapshot” of the industry in 2002, which can be used to establish a baseline against which to gauge future growth and changes to the industry in Maine.
Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Allen, T.G., and T.M. Gabe. 2003. The business climate for biotechnology in Maine. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station Miscellaneous Report 432.