MARINE SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY IS AT HOME IN SOUTHCOAST

From Buzzards Bay to Narragansett Bay, the SouthCoast is the core of a unique world-class marine science technology cluster focused on solving national and international issues through partnerships in marine science.

  • Home to University of Massachusetts School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) www.smast.umassd.edu and Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC) www.atmc.umassd.edu
  • Home to Massachusetts Marine Fisheries Institute (MFI) www.smast.umassd.edu/mfi
  • Cutting-edge ocean exploration technology through partnerships linking institutions such as UMASS, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Massachusetts Institute of Technology with companies like Sippican and Benthos
  • Research & workforce development partnerships and graduate electrical engineering program with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center and Raytheon

SouthCoast offers opportunities & assistance to transform Marine & Maritime Science into marketable technology. Take advantage of the innovative regional and state financing programs available to help SouthCoast-based marine science and technology businesses expand & succeed. Low-interest loans are available as well as state-funded Research & Development tax credits and Workforce Training Grants to qualified businesses.

The SouthCoast Development Partnership jmenard@umassd.edu is strategically positioned to provide advice, assistance and access to federal SBIR funding, capital formation, financing, and tax incentives.

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