UMaine Composites Center Recognized As “Innovator of the Year,” by Maine International Trade Center

The Advanced Structures and Composites Center received the Maine International Trade Center (MITC) “Innovator of the Year” award during Maine International Trade Day on May 25, at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.

The Innovator of the Year Award is awarded to a company or organization in Maine that has accessed international markets through new and innovative processes or products.

“It’s a great honor for the UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center to be recognized for working with more than 500 international and national companies, including more than 150 Maine companies, to develop new products, reach new markets, and expand their international reach. This award truly goes to our world-leading students, faculty, and staff for their incredible work, as well as the more than 2,000 students who have worked at our lab since opening in 2000,” said Dr. Habib Dagher, P.E., Executive Director of the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center.