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.
We have recently seen two pilot projects expand and grow for positive impact beyond the Innovation District.
The Tampa Bay Innovation Center recently hosted the region's first climate tech-focused program designed for early-stage tech ventures.
It was fascinating to see historic vessels side-by-side with the R/V Weatherbird II - each vessel has contributed to the maritime industry in an unique way.