Cape Fear Ocean Labs – Enabling The Toolmakers

Our world ocean is the source of all biological Life on Earth. It accounts for 70% of the Earth’s surface. Yet today, according to NOAA, only 5% of the ocean subsurface has been explored and mapped. It is truly an unexplored frontier.

Why Wilmington, NC is a great place for BlueTech development and businesses

The greater Wilmington/SENC region provides a unique set of features that support evolution and maturation of BlueTech that is critical to the evolution and maturation of the Blue Economy: It is adjacent to the second largest coastal riverine estuary system in the nation. Second only to Florida, North Carolina has the largest coastal access to…

What are the Blue Economy and Blue Tech?

“Although the term “blue economy” has been used in different ways, it is understood here as comprising the range of economic sectors and related policies that together determine whether the use of oceanic resources is sustainable.” – World Bank  The blue economy includes many different activities, including: renewable energy, fisheries, maritime transport, tourism, and defense…