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IOSTIA - The global voice for blue-tech companies

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:
Autonomous Vehicles
Offshore Wind Energy
Marine Renewables
Seabed Mining
Coastal Impacts
Aquaculture and Fisheries
Arctic Change
Maritime Security
Environmental Monitoring
Marine Spatial Planning
Subsea Defense
Marine Archaeology
Ocean Observations
Hydrographic Services
Ports and Infrastructure
Diving and Manned Exploration

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?
Your membership supports our primary mission of advocating for positive legislative outcomes that generate a beneficial regulatory and business environment. They 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.

How do I get started?
To join IOSTIA today, please complete the membership application. Through the end of 2017, all new members receive Founding Member status for the life of their membership and secure a seat on the IOSTIA Executive Council, where you can work with your colleagues to guide the strategic direction of our association! Check out all the business-focused membership benefits here.

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