North Carolina Sea Grant hosted the 2014 Research Symposium: Investments and Opportunities in the spring.

The symposium highlighted excellence across our sponsored research and extension efforts. The event also facilitated stakeholder discussions to identify research, extension, applied science investment opportunities, and collaborative partnerships to effectively address North Carolina’s coastal needs now and into the future.

The outcomes and lessons learned from the symposium have been summarized into a white paper. To continue the momentum from this event, we are offering competitive funding for research proposals in the following categories focusing on North Carolina:

Contact John Fear at or 919-515-9104 for more information.



Applications are due at 4 p.m., Aug. 28, 2014.