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OECI Award Ceiling Increased

  • 4 June 2021

On May 19, 2021, the award ceiling for the Ocean Exploration Cooperative Institute (OECI) increased from $94,071,537M to $150M to cover additional award activities through the award end date of June 30, 2024. Click Read More for more details.

University of Hawaii to host NOAA’s CI for Marine and Atmospheric Research (CIMAR)

  • 1 June 2021
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced it has selected the University of Hawaii to host NOAA's Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (CIMAR).

NOAA Cooperative Institutes

The NOAA Cooperative Institutes are academic and non-profit research institutions that demonstrate the highest level of performance and conduct research that supports NOAA's Mission Goals and Strategic Plan. Cooperative Institutes are located at institutions whose geographic expanse extends from Hawaii to Maine and from Washington to Florida. Currently, NOAA supports 20 CIs and 70 universities/research institutes across 28 states and the District of Columbia

NOAA Research Laboratories

The NOAA Research Laboratories conduct an integrated program of research, technology development, and services to improve the understanding of Earth's atmosphere, oceans and inland waters, and to describe and predict changes occurring to them. The laboratories and their field stations are located across the country and around the world.

NOAA Technology Partnerships Office

The Technology Partnerships Office, or TPO, serves the needs of both NOAA inventors and U.S. companies looking to partner with NOAA or license our technologies. Located in Silver Spring, MD, the NOAA OTP oversees both the Small Business Innovation Research Program and the Technology Transfer Program for NOAA.

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The NOAA Cooperative Institutes are academic and non-profit research institutions that demonstrate the highest level of performance and conduct research that supports NOAA's Mission Goals and Strategic Plan. 

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