Mainebiz reports on UMaine’s ‘Blue Economy’ program

Mainebiz reported that the University of Maine Darling Marine Center and the Maine Business School have introduced the “UMaine Blue Economy” program to deepen partnerships between science and business experts in the state’s fisheries and aquaculture sectors and other working-waterfront industries. A $50,000 award from the William Procter Scientific Innovation Fund supports the initiative, which seeks to train graduate researchers to advance Maine’s traditional fishing industries and a growing aquaculture sector.