At the 5th annual State of Science and Innovation, five innovators from St. Pete were give only six minutes to share the work they are doing. Kudos to all of them - they did an amazing job!
Mark your calendar! Next month - Saturday, February 18 - is the St. Pete Science Festival in conjunction with MarineQuest. Kids and adults will have opportunity to explore science and technology first hand with over 40 exhibits from NOAA, USF, Firestone Grand Prix, and more.
There are shared spaces... and then there are shared communities. Spaces, while important, are will not yield results such as innovative products/services, new grant funding, or joint ventures unless you spend dedicated time building a community within the space.
"Extreme Water Levels During Hurricane Ian" describes the path of the Hurricane and the resulting record high and low water levels across the state.
Blue Ring Imaging, a Hub tenant, showcased its latest underwater 3D visualization.
Three Saildrones made their way into Tampa Bay and back to the Maritime and Defense Technology Hub (in the Port of St. Pete).
The future tenants of the Innovation District's Maritime Defense and Technology Hub were introduced to the community during a soft opening on December 15.
At the top of the University of South Florida’s wish list this year for capital funds from the Florida Legislature is a request that leaders across the region say could boost St. Petersburg’s stature as a marine science hub.
After months of planning and negotiations, a five-year license agreement has officially been approved between the city and the St. Pete Innovation District to bring a much-anticipated Maritime and Defense Technology Hub.
Kristen's guest column in the Tampa Bay Times.
Amid the worst red tide outbreak the area has seen in 50 years, the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club hosted a panel of local experts for an in-depth conversation on the crises afflicting bay area waters and beyond.
A city-owned building at 450 8th Avenue Southeast in St. Pete will soon become a hub for marine science, defense, and technology companies (From the July 2021 SPID newsletter).
The Sunshine City and its sparkling waterfront parks recently became the center of Tampa Bay's red tide crisis. Rafts of dead fish were washing ashore quickly, and workers picked up tons of dead marine life from the coastline in recent weeks (From the July 2021 SPID newsletter).
July is Habitat Month at NOAA Fisheries. All month long, NOAA Fisheries has been sharing incredible habitat conservation efforts through their website and social media outlets (From the July 2021 SPID newsletter).
The USF College of Marine Science recently profiled Dr. Pamela Hallock Muller about her experiences being the first female marine science faculty member and a mentor to nearly 200 students and researchers. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)
The annual Spoonbill Ocean Sciences Bowl is looking for volunteers.
The St. Petersburg Science Festival is looking for scientists, technologists, researchers, etc. to feature in a year-round Scientists in the Sun online campaign.
The 3rd Annual State of Science featured local innovators (and a national artist) who shared their work that is often at the intersection of science, technology and art.
The Innovation District hosted a special event on September 24, 2019 to showcase these individuals and their stories. There was a series of eight fast-paced, brief presentations.
A Whale Tale: Laura Engleby of NOAA Fisheries talks the Gulf Coast Bryde's whales, marine mammalogy and scientists who inspire her.
There are links to over 75 publications produced by FWRI staff as well as comprehensive lists of our partners and grants.
From sniffing out fake grouper to detecting red tide, applied marine research is thriving in the Innovation District.
The St. Petersburg Innovation District has launched a podcast series.
The inaugural annual State of Science was a series of eight fast-paced, brief presentations focused on the fields of Marine Science, Life Science and the intersections between them.
Pinellas County’s beaches could remain unsullied by Red Tide for a while longer..
Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute’s Coral Research group is excited to present Chasing Coral, a Netflix original documentary chronicling coral bleaching and the plight of coral reefs around the world.
The R/V Hogarth is outfitted with the latest and greatest marine technology.
University of South Florida College of Marine Science researchers will continue studies on how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has impacted the environment and how future environmental disasters might be better mitigated.
Odysseus will drop to depths of 3,280 feet to take photos and collect samples just off our coast.
The Tampa Bay Estuary Program has published their State of the Bay report.
Marine Science and Data Analytics are two of the target industries in St. Petersburg (learn more at Grow Smarter).
Three Saildrones made their way into Tampa Bay and back to the Maritime and Defense Technology Hub.