Those creative people whose innovations start a revolution within their chosen industries.

On Feb. 1, we’re bringing some of Maine’s best disruptors to a business breakfast forum.

Panelists will talk about how they knew they were on to something, their greatest challenges bringing their innovations to market and future opportunities.

Join us as we hear from Kent Peterson of Fluid Imaging Technologies, whose understanding of particle flow is shaking things up in medical diagnostics, environmental monitoring and even NASA.

Andrew Katon of Cobbler Technologies will talk about  designing a unique 3-D printer that creates components of footwear and has the potential to modernize one of Maine’s legacy industries – shoemaking.

And from Kay Aikin of Introspective Systems, a company that collects and presents data in ways so innovative it has been used to locate earthquakes for the U.S. Geological Survey, as well as to detect and diagnose cancer and to create a whole new way to stabilize our power grid.

RSVP required. Breakfast provided.

On the panel

MODERATOR: Carol Coultas, Business Editor

Kay Aikin is Chief Executive Officer of Introspective Systems. Introspective Systems develops solutions for businesses and their complex problems using its xGraph platform and collaborative Artificial Intelligence. Their customers include the US government and commercial enterprises. They work in diverse areas such as Earthquake analysis, Oil and Gas analytics, Autonomous Underwater Drones and the Internet of Things. One of their major contracts is working for the Department of Energy to redesign the US Electrical Grid architecture.

Andrew Katon is the founder of Cobbler Technologies, which uses 3-D printing technology to create footwear components.

Kent Peterson serves as President and CEO of Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc, in Scarborough. Fluid Imaging Technologies manufactures the FlowCam®, a proprietary instrument for analyzing microscopic particles and cells. Applications include oceanographic research, biofuels, biopharmaceutical formulations, process water management, and oil & gas markets. They have sold over 500 FlowCam’s in over 50 countries.

Forum Registration

Complete the form to sign up to attend the Business Breakfast Forum on February 1 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at the Portland Public Library.

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