While the offshore energy industry is strongly supported, there has been a long-recognized need for a unified voice representing the other ocean science and technology industry sectors. That voice is the International Ocean Science and Technology Industry Association.
Who are we?
IOSTIA is a 501(c)(6) industry association representing businesses who provide technology and services for sectors that include:
The IOSTIA Mission Statement
The International Ocean Science & Technology Industry Association (IOSTIA) shall provide programs and services that create new opportunities and encourage a favorable business environment for ocean science and technology companies who explore and sustainably utilize the earth’s oceans.
The IOSTIA Vision Statement
IOSTIA will strive to become the preeminent industry-association voice for the non-energy related ocean science and technology business sectors. IOSTIA will accomplish this by offering members a focused government relations program and by developing programs that create economic value and business opportunities.
Who can join?
Any business operating in, developing technology for, or providing services utilized in and on the earth’s oceans.
What are the benefits of membership?
IOSTIA members benefit from our distinctive business-to-government programs and efforts represent the industry by advocating for positive legislative and regulatory outcomes. IOSTIA's government affairs program works to create a beneficial regulatory and business environment. Member programs also support business development, technology funding and networking programs that benefit your bottom line As a member you can have a role in crafting IOSTIA strategy and policy positions by participating in our leadership committees. IOSTIA works to develop and maintain a broad portfolio of industry partnerships from which your company can realize substantial value.