Marine Science

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Marine Science

The SPID is home to the largest collection of Marine Science, oceanographic and environmental research agencies and institutions in the Southeast. This includes private business, government agencies, educational institutions and non-profits.

Stats

1,900+
Marine Science-related Employees
$812M
Disclosed Research Spending
$191M
Grants Received
75%
Employees with Advanced Degrees

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Stories about this Pillar

June 30, 2022
July 21, 2022

Three Saildrones made their way into Tampa Bay and back to the Maritime and Defense Technology Hub (in the Port of St. Pete).

May 26, 2022
June 9, 2022

Congratulations to Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg! On May 11th, the Pablo Valent, the 48th Sentinel-class fast response cutter, was commissioned into service.

December 10, 2021
May 7, 2022

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.

Image Credits: 
Florida Institute of Oceanography, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Pete Science Festival, Florida Institute of Oceanography