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MTI MTAF 2.0 Lightning Round

Maine Technology Institute's "Lightning Round" is a challenge grant opportunity running from Oct. 2 to Dec. 8, on a rolling basis. 

This round will invest about $20-$25 million (from general fund bond dollars provided by LD 1053, Public Law Chapter 479 -- " An Act to Authorize A General Fund Bond Issue to Stimulate Investment in Innovation by Maine Businesses to Produce Nationally and Globally Competitive Products and Services." 

The MTAF funds (to be matched 1:1 of private or federal funds) are to be used for “infrastructure, equipment and technology upgrades that enable organizations to gain and hold market share, to increase revenues and to expand employment or preserve jobs for Maine people.”

Lots of information about program parameters, expected outcomes, submission requirements, etc. are available HERE.