Blue Innovation Symposium
February 22 - February 24
This year we will be holding the Blue Innovation Symposium from February 22-24, 2022, in-person. The “main” event will be from 8:00AM-6:30PM, on February 23, face-to-face, at the Wyndham Hotel, Middletown. Side events, held at Innovate Newport from 1-5:30PM on February 22 and 8:00AM-12:00PM on February 24.
Highlights from the 2020 Blue Innovation Symposium included a surprise announcement from Stefan Pryor, RI Secretary of Commerce who revealed that Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, in partnership with offshore wind developer Ørsted, would open its US Innovation Hub in Providence, RI. We also presented our inaugural Rising Tide Awards to Dr. Jim Bellingham, director of the Center for Marine Robotics (CMR) at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Boston Engineering of Waltham, Massachusetts and GeoSpectrum Technologies of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, all in recognition of their contributions to the industry.