Marine Science


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.


Marine Science-related Employees
Disclosed Research Spending
Grants Received
Employees with Advanced Degrees

Related Initiatives


Stories about this Pillar

November 1, 2022
November 29, 2022

The Tampa Bay region, led by the St. Pete Innovation District, is poised to be a leader in the growing New Blue Economy. This is a different approach than the traditional blue economy. The New Blue Economy is a knowledge-based economy - data and technology lead the way for deeper analysis of challenges and opportunities in the marine environment.

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.

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