Join this session with The Roger Williams University Center for Economic & Environmental Development to learn how research and academics are being combined with entrepreneurship to drive the blue economy in Rhode Island! This interactive presentation with Galit Sharon will also leave time for audience Q&A.
About The Center for Economic and Environmental Development (CEED)
As part of RWU’s emphasis on Blue Economy at a local, regional, national, and global level, the Center for Economic and Environmental Development (CEED) focuses on collaborative marine research, industry support, marine education, public outreach, engagement, and extension.
CEED addresses critical challenges facing human health and the coastal environmentthrough education, research, outreach, and training. Currently, CEED personnel conduct basic research and develop applied solutions for achieving economic growth and improvement of human health and social equity, while preserving the health of coastal and ocean ecosystems. CEED will continue to leverage our coastal location and collaborations with other higher education, research, and policy institutions to focus on critical, timely issues facing coastal and marine ecosystems.