FIO is a 32-Member Consortium providing infrastructure support for coastal oceanographic research and education. FIO supports the state of Florida with two Regional Class Research Vessels and a full-service Marine Laboratory.
FIO offers experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in ocean science disciplines and much more.
The Florida Institute of Oceanography promotes research collaborations among FIO member institutions.
FIO provides a venue, whether virtual or physical, for integrating marine and coastal research and education with business and economic development entities across the state’s “Blue Economy”.