Blue Economy Project Program Manager Leslie-Ann McGee speaks with Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Director Toby Stapleton on WSAR's Innovation Southcoast radio show. Leslie-Ann discusses WHOI, the Center for Marine Robotics and the Blue Economy Project (the Blue Economy segment starts at 33:50).
The UMASS Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, headed by Blue Economy Project Steering Committee member Toby Stapleton, has received a $250,000 grant from the Seaport Economic Council (the same organization which funded the Blue Economy Project). This grant will allow the CIE to make upgrades to laboratories to continue to build and foster a marine technology industry cluster here in Southeastern Massachusetts.
The Fall River Herald has the story.