2016-09-29 / Community News

OOB company receives grant

The Maine Technology Institute approved seven new grant applications in August 2016, totaling $55,785 in awards to entrepreneurs from across Maine to advance new product and process development in aquaculture and marine technology, forestry and agriculture, information technology and precision manufacturing. This round of MTI awards leveraged $105,093 of matching contributions from the award recipients.

Awards from this round include: $3,165 to Sensory Eyesight for Education (S.E.E.)

Sensory Eyesight for Education has designed a therapeutic medical device that will enable individuals with cortical visual impairment who are younger than 22 to build new brain cells around old damaged brain tissue. There are more than 4 million individuals that are affected by low vision disability, and this medical device layers multi-therapeutic techniques together to provide, over time, a clear picture for those with cortical visual impairment to regain vision by looking at an appealing surface.

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