Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences of East Boothbay, Maine, has launched 2 brand new Venture Research Centers that will apply business and project management techniques to its ocean-related research projects to get them into public use faster. One center will focus on research in the Arctic and the other on seafood security. “[T]he centers aim to bridge the gap between what scientists know about the ocean and how that knowledge can be used in policy decisions, for public understanding, for ocean-based products and solutions and ultimately to help boost the state’s economy and jobs.” Said Graham Shimmeld, Bigelow Lab’s Executive Director. Read full story