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Finalist for Build Back Better Regional Challenge: Washington Maritime Blue

Washington Maritime Blue, with 14 regional coalition partners, has been selected as a finalist for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Build Back Better Regional Challenge. Maritime Blue is an independent, nonprofit organization building the leadership, infrastructure and global connections to scale an equitable and sustainable blue economy. This award furthers its mission to foster thriving communities and a healthy economy and planet. For phase one of the Build Back Better Regional Challenge, the EDA is awarding $30 million in planning grants to its 60 finalists.

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Apply for Tacoma Maritime Incubator

The Tacoma Maritime Innovation Incubator (TMII) is accepting applications to complete the inaugural cohort of seven companies.   Based out of the Center for Urban Waters on the Thea Foss Waterway in the Tideflats region of Tacoma, Washington, this program assists early stage companies in growing their business. TMII offers a professional space for companies focused on trade/logistics, clean water, clean

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First President, CEO of Washington Maritime Blue

Joshua Berger

The Washington Maritime Blue Board of Directors has appointed Joshua Berger as the nonprofit organization’s first president and chief executive officer.  Berger founded the organization in 2018 as Washington State Governor Jay Inslee’s Maritime Innovation Advisory Committee was completing the State’s Strategy for the Blue Economy–promoting a growing maritime economy, addressing climate impacts of the ocean and marine environment, and supporting

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Start-Ups Chosen for Washington Maritime Accelerator 2021

Washington Maritime Blue and the Port of Seattle have chosen 11 companies to participate in a highly competitive, impact-focused maritime accelerator that will launch in January 2021: Allosense Inc.Allosense provides “always connected” asset trackers using cellular, satellite and mesh technologies to reduce logistic inefficiencies. Canscan TechCanscan has developed a system based on artificial intelligence, machine vision and data analytics that

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