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MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities for Massachusetts research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the state and region. Funding is provided through MIT Sea Grant’s competitive Core Request for Proposals (RFP). The 2024 funding opportunity called for proposals focusing on the following areas of research:

  • Coastal and/or offshore aquaculture
  • Ocean acidification
  • Mitigating marine debris
  • Biotechnology for ocean sustainability
  • Technology for observation, underwater manipulation, and fisheries management

Six two-year projects have been recommended for funding, pending final approval by NOAA through MIT Sea Grant’s 2024 Core RFP: