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.

  • Nutritional Ecology of Climate Change

    Nutritional Ecology of Climate Change

    The Gulf of Maine is rapidly warming, and many marine species are shifting northward or to deeper waters as temperatures increase. However, each species moves …

  • 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 …

  • Findings from the Field Student Symposium

    Findings from the Field Student Symposium

    Each year, we host students from Maine and New Hampshire who come together at GMRI to share their research findings and scientific observations.

  • Sea to School

    Sea to School

    One of our sustainable seafood team’s goals is to increase the amount of local seafood served in public school cafeterias across New England. This work …

  • Offshore Wind Advisory Support

    Offshore Wind Advisory Support

    GMRI staff and researchers hold expertise on relevant fisheries and marine topics to inform the responsible and sustainable development of offshore wind in the Gulf …

  • Offshore Wind Program

    Offshore Wind Program

    Our offshore wind program will provide interested stakeholders with the best available information about the risks, opportunities, and uncertainties associated with offshore wind development.

  • Gulf of Maine Tastemakers

    Gulf of Maine Tastemakers

    Tastemakers are like-minded businesses and institutions that are committed to supporting local coastal communities by putting local seafood front and center

  • Maine Farmed Shellfish Market Analyses

    Maine Farmed Shellfish Market Analyses

    This project has produced two data-driven, quantitative market assessments to inform industry leaders and business owners about the potential scale and scope of markets for …

  • Advancing Aquaculture

    Advancing Aquaculture

    We are working collaboratively with industry leaders, farmers, researchers, the business community, and other nonprofits to identify and pursue opportunities to expand aquaculture production. Together, …

  • Research Experience for Undergraduates

    Research Experience for Undergraduates

    At GMRI, one of nearly 700 NSF-funded REU sites across the country, we introduce students to an exciting diversity of marine and fisheries science opportunities. …

  • BlueTech Boost Incubator Program

    BlueTech Boost Incubator Program

    The BlueTech Boost program is a 10-week incubator designed to assist early-stage startup founders in overcoming challenges and achieving milestones.

  • Supporting the Development of Socioecological Literacy

    Supporting the Development of Socioecological Literacy

    This project advances efforts to better understand and promote practices that broaden access to and interest in regionally relevant science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) …