South Florida Intercoastal

FLIBS News: Onboard the MIASF Hospitality Lounge - Marine Research Hub Summit

By: MIASF Staff

Date posted: Nov 04, 2021 Thu

On Thursday morning, the 5th annual Marine Research Hub Summit Breakfast returned to bring together elected officials, industry leaders, and community partners to continue to raise awareness of Florida’s Blue Economy. This year’s breakfast featured 3 presentations from local universities and organizations about their forward-thinking sustainable marine-solutions. The presentations included: Harnessing the Gulfstream by Gabriel M. Alsenas of Florida Atlantic University, Protein Skimmer Pilot Program by Dr. Charles Gregory of Clean Waterways, LLC, and Seahive by Dr. Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos of the University of Miami. Moderated by Phil Purcell, CEO/President of MIASF, each presentation discussed the positive impact their projects and research are having on the blue economy and marine industry, specifically in the South Florida region.