Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center

Following Governor Mill’s executive order to close public places, the IMRC Center is closed and will remain so until further notice.
We will post University updates as they become available. Stay safe and healthy!


UNIVERSITY COVID-19 INFORMATION AND UPDATES: UMaine/UMM-specific COVID-19 information and updates June 1, 2020

UNIVERSITY PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY: Information and updates regarding Coronavirus April 29, 2020

For additional assistance, call 207.581.2681 or email




Welcome to the Innovative Media, Research and Commercialization Center's iLab Service Request Portal

This portal is for requesting IMRC services, training, equipment and room reservations.
To request reservation of IMRC equipment resources - click the "Schedule Equipment" tab located above this window
To request IMRC services, specialized training, or to request a room reservation - click the "Request Services" tab located above this window

Overview of IMRC Center Services

In addition to general support, specialized training and workshops, the IMRC provides a full range of specialty services for individuals, groups and businesses.
The services are provided on a fee basis. Service fees vary depending of the nature and length of the service, work or event.

IMRC Center services include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Material cutting / shaping with the laser or CNC equipment
  • Digital output and printing
  • One-on-one instruction
  • Audio recording and post production
  • Video editing and post production
  • Product testing
  • Performances and presentation technical support
  • Exhibitions and trade shows
  • Targeted workshops
  • Events and Presentations in the Adaptive Performance and Production Environment (APPE) space

For more information, please visit or contact

How IMRC request forms are processed

Your service, training, scheduling or reservation request will be evaluated by IMRC personnel and you will receive a confirmation email through this portal containing a cost estimate. Once you review and approve the estimate, the reservation will be booked in the iLab resource schedule by IMRC administration.

Additional information on IMRC mission, guidelines, policy and procedure can be found at If you have any questions or would like assistance with this process, please email

Mailing Address and Hours of Operation

5785 Stewart Commons Room 101
Orono, ME 04469-5785

Monday - Friday
10:00AM - 7:00PM


Name Role Phone Email Location
IMRC Center Office
Service Information Contact
101 Stewart Commons
Drew Hooke
IMRC Operations Manager
101 Stewart Commons
Deanna Rice
Administrative Coordinator of CORE
101 Stewart Commons
Sean Taylor
IMRC Project Manager, Fabrication Technician
111 Stewart Commons
Megan Tardif
SR Financial Manager of CORE
153 Barrows Hall - ESRB
Christopher Boynton
Director of the Office of Research Administration ORA, Int. Director of CORE, Int. Associate Director of IMRC

Ali Abedi
Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research CUGR, Int. Director of IMRC


Available Equipment and Resources

2D Printing (2)
3D Printing (5)
3D Scanning (1)
CNC Machines (2)
Electronics (1)
Fabrication Shop (1)
Kits for Equipment Room (5)
Laminating (1)
Laser Cutting (2)
Rooms (1)
Textiles (1)
Vinyl Cutters / Printers (2)