Projects

We advance our mission across all our commitments through a variety of projects designed to serve and support our stakeholders. Search and explore hundreds of projects to learn more about our on-the-ground impacts in the Gulf of Maine and beyond.

  • Gulf of Maine Seafood Guide

    Gulf of Maine Seafood Guide

    New England has a long history and culture of fishing. A wide range of fish, shellfish, and sea vegetables are harvested here and can be …

  • Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested®

    Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested®

    The Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested® label is a promise that seafood hails from the clean, cool waters of the Gulf of Maine and the …

  • Sustainable Seafood Program

    Sustainable Seafood Program

    We work with industry leaders across the supply chain to build market demand and empower consumers to find and buy Gulf of Maine seafood. We …

  • Blue Economy Innovation Corridor

    Blue Economy Innovation Corridor

    We are combining the technical expertise of GMRI with business formation and support services to forge a pathway for Blue Economy entrepreneurs and start ups, …

  • Partners

    Partners

    Building strong partnerships within our region around blue economy innovation continues to be a core strategy for us, and we are pleased with our growing …

  • Companies

    Companies

    Our team engages in a mix of work that spans company creation, technical assistance, business strategy development, hands-on mentoring of select startups, and investments through …

  • Investments

    Investments

    Led by independent, experienced investment professionals, Brady Bohrmann and Tim Agnew, Bold Ocean Ventures Fund I LP is a first-time venture capital fund building on …

  • Building Demand for Bluefin Tuna

    Building Demand for Bluefin Tuna

    This project aims to train fishermen on best practices to increase the quality and value of tuna being landed, and to engage local restaurants and …

  • Supporting Coastal Aquaculture Development

    Supporting Coastal Aquaculture Development

    Shellfish aquaculture is growing rapidly. In Maine, limited purpose aquaculture (LPA) licenses are relatively easy to attain, and this attracts more people to enter aquaculture …

  • Aquaculture Top Gun

    Aquaculture Top Gun

    Top Gun is a unique entrepreneurial training program that has helped accelerate the growth of over 200 startup companies since 2009. Our program is tailored …

  • LabVenture

    LabVenture

    Each year, GMRI hosts nearly 10,000 Maine middle schoolers in its LabVenture program — a hands-on, interactive, authentic investigation of current research on the Gulf …

  • Oceans of Possibilities

    Oceans of Possibilities

    Each year, libraries across the country select a shared theme for their summer reading and program activities. GMRI and Learning Ecosystems Northeast is thrilled to …