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1 Saint Petersburg Bayboro Marine Research Cluster

2 Saint Petersburg At-a-Glance 4th Largest City in Florida (pop. 253,902) Median Age has dropped to 39 from 49 since 1970 $635 million Construction value permitted in FY2007 More than 9,700 businesses employ 133,000 Most Livable Community Source: Partners for Livable Communities 2004 Best Community for Young People Source: America s s Promise The Alliance for Youth 2007

3 Downtown Overview More than $1.3 billion currently under construction Approximately 18,000 residents Over 28,000 employees Capacity for growth Most Livable Downtown in the Southeast Source: Southern Development Magazine, 2003 Largest Marine Science Cluster in the Southeast U.S.

4 Research Institution Cluster USF College of Marine Science SRI International (SRI St. Petersburg) Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Center for Ocean Technology Florida Institute of Oceanography U.S. Geological Survey Center for Coastal & Wetland Studies Tampa Bay Estuary Program Fish and Wildlife Research Institute National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. Coast Guard Eckerd College Marine Science Program Pediatric Clinical Research Center Bayfront Medical Complex All Children s s Hospital

5 USF College of Marine Science Staff: 31 Full-time Faculty 34 Research Associates 11 Administrative Staff 14 Support Staff Students: 100 Graduate Students Greater than 50% Ph. D candidates Facilities: 11 acre waterfront site 3 major buildings with dockside facilities 50,000 sq. ft. Oceanographic Research Center 10,000 sq. ft. Center for Ocean Technology 2 State of Florida research vessels

6 USF College of Marine Science Research: $27 million per year in research funding Laboratories: 13 different marine science laboratories Systems & Data Collection: 4 ocean modeling systems Education and Outreach: Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence lence Oceanography Camp for Girls (K-12)

7 SRI St. Petersburg Mission: To conduct research and develop commercialized technologies in the marine science industry Staff: 40 employees employees employees 2017 Facilities: Research: Affiliation with USF College of Marine Science New 35,000 sq. ft. facility at Port of St. Petersburg Technologies related to ocean science, maritime industry and port security

8 Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Mission: Draper is one of the world s s leading independent applied research, engineering and development laboratories. Staff: Draper, a nonprofit spin-off of MIT, expects to employ at least 100 people at a laboratory at the University of South Florida in Tampa and another 65 in St. Petersburg. Facilities: Draper will be establishing a BioMEMS R&D Center at the University of South Florida in Tampa and a Multi Chip Module (MCM) M) Center in St. Petersburg. Research: Draper will be a research partner with the University of South Florida, SRI-St. St. Petersburg and others to form the nucleus of a micro- technology cluster.

9 Center for Ocean Technology Mission: To provide engineering support to marine scientists Staff: 73 persons Facilities: Part of USF Marine Science Complex 5,000 sq. ft. clean room in mid-pinellas County; considered most state-of of-the-art in Southeast Research: Engineering Group for scientific instruments Underwater Mass Spectrometer Operations Group Mobile Inspection Package

10 Florida Institute of Oceanography Mission: To support ocean science education and research programs Staff: 18 Full-time positions Facilities: 2 research vessels supporting six disciplines for numerous State and Federal agencies. Advisory Board: 20 members

11 U.S. Geological Survey Center for Coastal & Wetland Studies Mission: To investigate scientific processes related to problems in coastal and marine environments Staff: 60 Full-time with 50 adjunct staff members Facilities: Three buildings including lab facilities, public outreach area and a scientific conference room Research: Coastal impacts due to hurricanes Coastal Classification Map Caribbean Coral Reef observations West-Central Florida Coastal Studies

12 Tampa Bay Estuary Program Mission: To coordinate Bay restoration and protection Staff: 7 Full-time members Facilities: Located in Bill Young Marine Science Complex Significance: One of 28 National Estuary Programs Local, State and Federal partnership Scientific understanding of air/water pollution

13 Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Mission: To obtain data and information about fish and wildlife ecosystems Staff: Approximately 300 persons Facilities: Three buildings in Bayboro area and one in South St. Petersburg Responsibilities: Monitoring marine & freshwater resources Habitat restoration Human-related & natural disaster support

14 National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Mission: To predict & research weather and climate-related events, and provide stewardship of marine resources Staff: 135 employees Facilities: NOAA s Southeast Regional Offices - 54,000 sq.ft. Responsibilities: Preserving living marine resources and their habitat through scientific research, management and enforcement

15 National Marine Fisheries Service Mission: Conservation, management and protection of marine fishery resources inhabiting federal waters Staff: 100 persons in St. Petersburg and 25 in the field Facilities: Located in Bayboro Harbor Responsibilities: Fisheries Permit Team Protected Resources Division Habitat Conservation Division Fisheries Economics State/Federal Liaison Office Fisheries Finance Programs

16 U.S. Coast Guard Mission: To protect maritime interests and provide mariner assistance Staff: 33 station personnel with 299 assigned to cutters and cruisers Facilities: Several facilities in the Bayboro Harbor and numerous vessels Responsibilities: Aids to Navigation Monitor marine activity for Tampa Bay Port Security

17 Eckerd College Marine Science Program Mission: To provide marine science education Staff: 10 faculty and staff members Facilities: Marine Science Laboratory Four marine research vessels at the campus Waterfront activities center Research: Vibracoring in Gulf of Mexico Field research in various disciplines Provides internships in the Bayboro Harbor area

18 Pediatric Clinical Research Center Mission: Pediatric clinical research Staff: 3 program directors, 6 staff members, a research nursing staff and approximately 78 researchers Facilities: Processing and specimen repository core labs Information services for researchers Research: Various grant funded projects including but not limited to HIV issues, cystic fibrosis, heart disease and marine algal blooms

19 Bayfront Medical Complex Mission: Not-for for-profit healthcare Staff: Approximately 2,000 team members with 650 doctors Facilities: Complex covers 16 city blocks 502-bed hospital Five-story physician tower Bayflight air medical helicopter program High Tech operating rooms Expansion underway Specialties: Level I trauma and cardiac center Cancer care center Rehabilitation services

20 All Children s s Hospital Mission: Children s s healthcare and research Staff: 140+ pediatric specialists and sub specialists with more than 2,000 persons in their network Facilities: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Two pediatric intensive care units 900,000 sq. ft., $300 million expansion underway Specialties: Bone marrow transplantation Pediatric heart transplant program Kidney transplantation Various special clinical services

21 Bayboro Marine Science District USGS COT FWRI FIO TBEP CMS SRI United States Geological Service (USGS) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) Center for Ocean Technology (COT) Tampa Bay Estuary Program (TBEP) Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) USF College of Marine Science (CMS) International Ocean Institute (IOI) National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) IOI NOAA Largest cluster in the Southeast and growing

22 City of St. Petersburg Economic Development Department

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