The Gulf of Maine Research Institute takes an innovative approach to deepen our understanding of the ocean ecosystem, cultivate a scientifically literate public, enable informed decisions about the stewardship and use of the Gulf of Maine, and stimulate the growth of a diverse, sustainable, and innovative marine economy.
Our science team uses cutting-edge research methods to understand fish, habitat, ecosystem functions, and human impacts in the Gulf of Maine and its watershed. Our education team is harnessing Maine's technology infrastructure and applying forward-thinking digital frameworks to build authentic learning environments for the 21st century. Our community team engages a diversity of interests to inspire innovation through thoughtful experimentation and technology transfer among traditional and emerging industries. As we realize this bioregion's extraordinary potential, we share what we've learned and transfer the best models nationally and internationally.