AWATEA was established in April 2006 to advocate for, assist and accelerate the development of the marine energy industry. It acts as an industry association with the mission to promote, aid and foster a vibrant and viable marine energy industry in New Zealand.
FISHCRED was formed to serve as a central decision-making entity to guide, review, and approve of how fisheries data will be presented, utilized, or applied in the Territorial Sea Plan (TSP) and other planning/policy processes. The organization is composed of a fifteen-member board of directors, with representatives from each Oregon port-group.
More broadly, FISHCRED seeks to ensure that the diversity of commercial fishing interests across the coast of Oregon are sufficiently represented and communicated in Oregon’s MSP efforts. FISHCRED will provide the fishing community with the necessary support and network they need to stay engaged and informed throughout the MSP process.
The Northwest Network – contains detailed capabilities profiles of Northwest industrial and technology companies across all industries at every level of the supply chain. The goal is to link Northwest businesses to each other and to provide information about the industrial and technology base of the economy. It also contains profiles of other critical assets in addition to companies, including federal labs, university and private research centers.
The Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, established by an act of the Oregon Legislature in 1977, is an industry-funded agency and part of the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Commission Program. The ODCC’s mission is to enhance the image of the Dungeness crab industry, and to increase opportunities for profitability through promotion, education and research.
The Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition is the only national trade association exclusively dedicated to promoting marine and hydrokinetic energy technologies from clean, renewable ocean resources. The organization embraces a wide range of renewable technologies, including wave, tidal, current, offshore wind, ocean thermal, marine biomass and all other technologies that utilize renewable resources from oceans, tidal areas and other unimpounded water bodies to produce electricity, desalinized water, hydrogen, mariculture and other by products.
The Ocean Renewable Energy Group (OREG) aligns industry, academia and government to ensure that Canada is a leader in providing ocean energy solutions to a world market.
The Oregon Coastal Zone Management Association (OCZMA) is a voluntary nonprofit association of coastal units of governments on the Oregon Coast (organized under ORS 190)—counties, cities, ports, soil & water conservation districts and the Coquille Indian Tribe on the Oregon Coast.
Oregon Sea Grant’s mission is to develop and support an integrated program of research, outreach, and education that help people understand, rationally use, and conserve marine and coastal resources. Thier activities respond to the needs of ocean users and act to stimulate the Oregon economy.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council is one of eight regional fishery management councils established by the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976. With jurisdiction over the 317,690 square mile exclusive economic zone off Washington, Oregon and California, the Council manages fisheries for about 119 species of salmon, groundfish, coastal pelagic species (sardines, anchovies, and mackerel), and highly migratory species (tunas, sharks, and swordfish).
The mission of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is to transform the world through courageous discovery and innovation. Their vision: PNNL science and technology inspires and enables the world to live prosperously, safely, and securely. Located in Richland, Washington, PNNL is one among ten U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories managed by DOE’s Office of Science. Their research strengthens the U.S. foundation for innovation, and helps find solutions for not only DOE, but for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the National Nuclear Security Administration, other government agencies, universities and industry.
The Southern Oregon Resource Coalition was established in response to evolving ocean policy and proposed new uses of Oregon’s territorial sea. SOORC is a coalition of marine related interests on the South Coast concerned about Oregon’s coastal environments and communities.
TIDE’s mission is to evaluate and enable alternative forms of responsible energy derived from the ocean.