A unique combination of natural resources, physical infrastructure, and workforce development initiatives has helped North Carolina create one of the largest and most diverse marine science clusters in the United States. Please explore this site and its interactive map to uncover a few of the reasons marine science businesses and researchers are flocking to North Carolina.


Thank you for your interest in North Carolina's marine science industry. For additional information, please contact:

Ms. Ruthann Cage
Director of Industry and Economic Development

NC Economic Development Links