United States Government invests $3.9 million for Ocean Enterprise engagement
U.S. Inflation Reduction Act will support efforts by its National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to accelerate growth in the ocean and coastal technology and information economy
26 September 2023
The Department of Commerce and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States announced $3.9 million to the Marine Technology Society (MTS) to establish a multi-year framework to engage the Ocean Enterprise as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. The Ocean Enterprise includes public, private, non-profit, tribal and academic entities that provide ocean observation, measurement and forecasting data or deliver operational ocean information products and services.
“Ocean data and information powers America’s robust marine economy," said U.S Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. "As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, this investment will help accelerate growth and advance partnership opportunities within the ocean information sector as it works to develop solutions to pressing climate and resilience challenges." (Read more)