MaineHealth INNOVATION is…

MaineHealth INNOVATION is…


About MaineHealth Innovation

Formed in 2020, MaineHealth Innovation is fostering a culture of innovation.  Together, at MaineHealth, we have defined innovation as a novel idea that solves an unmet care need through new care team models, products or services.


The Spark! Celebrating Innovation at MaineHealth

Thank you for joining MaineHealth Innovation in celebrating MaineHealth care team members who are developing innovative solutions to unmet care needs! In case you missed it, check out some notable highlights below and watch the recording!

“Your incredible work is supporting our vision of working together so our communities are the healthiest in America! thank you all. So inspiring!”

“I am so impressed by the fearlessness and brilliance of all the presenters/innovators — all keeping our patients at the center of what they do!”

“All of you presenters are working on such inspiring products and programs. Thank you so much for sharing your experiences! I love the message to take initiative and take chances.”

MaineHealth Innovation Center

The Innovation Center is a place where every care team member is welcome. Core programs support innovators from idea to discovery to pilot implementation.

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Technology Transfer & Intellectual Property

The MaineHealth Intellectual Property division helps innovators protect their novel inventions.

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Transforming Care
through Innovation

Celebrating innovation stories from across MaineHealth.

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MaineHealth is a network of 22,000 care team members who have the opportunity to transform care through innovation.

We are:

  • the largest network of expertly-trained clinicians, researchers, administrative leaders and care team members north of Boston
  • the content experts in care who see opportunities worth solving every day
  • innovators with a pioneering history

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Just Getting Started with MaineHealth Innovation?

Check out our next cycle of Innovation Program Applications or connect with us by email at

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Subscribe to the MaineHealth Innovation Newsletter

See past Newsletters here.



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MaineHealth Innovation Office Hours

The MaineHealth Innovation Office Hours are bi-weekly virtual sessions hosted by the MaineHealth Innovation team. The Office Hours are designed for MaineHealth care team members who are looking for program application assistance or project support, or who have general questions about Innovation and their potential idea.

Office Hours are held every other Friday from 12:00-1:00pm EST.


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Brewing Ideas Coffee Corner

Join this informal virtual hour of fun and engaging conversation on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 8:30 – 9:30am via Teams. Please join us using the link below. We look forward to connecting with you.


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Intellectual Property Information Sessions

If you are interested in learning more about the MaineHealth Intellectual Property process and policy, join the Intellectual Property Information Sessions on the 2nd Wednesdays of each month from 7:30am-8:00am EST via Teams. Please join us using the link below.

MaineHealth Values: Patient Experience, Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Ownership, Innovation

Our values are at the very core of living our mission and vision of working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.