The City of Gloucester today released a video highlighting the City’s ongoing efforts to expand and diversify the maritime economy. The video provides an overview of the recent Maritime Summit.
Like many working waterfronts, Gloucester faces challenges, especially with its historic fishing industry. Recently 150 stakeholders gathered to exchange ideas and advance a vision for Gloucester’s maritime economy that celebrates traditional fishing while embracing innovative opportunities in technology, life science research, and robotics. The Summit provided a showcase for innovation on the waterfront. More than 20 experts made presentations about the role of research, technology, and science in the future maritime economy.
By combining historic waterfront resources, the spirit of innovation, and an unparalleled natural setting, the city of Gloucester is ready to set sail into a brighter tomorrow.