Get the most out of a like-minded community of Blue Economy people and organizations.

Exclusively available to members and tenants only.





The heartbeat of NEOC activity! This collaborative workspace is home to our desk and office tenants, our rentable meeting spaces, boardroom, cafe, and more. Members and tenants enjoy exclusive access to all its amenities and are encouraged to use the space as an extension of their business. It is designed to be welcoming and inspirational, serving as the perfect place for being creative and productive.


Hús Day Pass - $25 / day

  • Work out of the Hús during business hours, 8:30-4:00, Monday through Friday. Get comfortable in the cafe, enjoy coffee, tea, powerful wifi, private phonebooths, and all of the amenities the Hús has to offer. Must be a member to purchase.


Breakout Room Allowance - 3 hours per year

  • Members receive 3 hours of credit per year for use in the Dolland and Youle rooms (see floorplan below). Members may rent any meeting room at member rates after their allowance is used, including the Fresnel Boardroom, and tenants have expanded monthly allowances.


Rentable Event Space - Host your next gathering with us

  • Event space at the Hús is only available to members and tenants. Whether you’re looking to host an extended board meeting or a private event, we’re excited to help. Nothing beats hanging out on the water! Events are quoted on a case by case basis.



The NEOC serves as a gateway to an international network of ocean-minded entrepreneurs, innovators, industry executives, and leaders in academia. Whether you’re hoping to connect with someone in Maine or need introductions to a subject matter expert in Scandinavia, Members are encouraged to actively leverage this resource.



Whether it’s through gatherings at the Hús like Entrepreneurship in the Blue Economy (EITBE), community events like Walk the Working Waterfront, or at geopolitical conferences like Arctic Circle Assembly, we constantly strive to bring our members and Blue Economy friends together. Add recurring events comment.


Hosting Your Own Event

  • Members and tenants may also host their own exclusive events at the Hús!

  • The venue includes service-ware, microphones, PA, projector, TV screen, access to the wrap around balcony overlooking Casco Bay, NEOC staff assistance, Hús tables and chairs, and more.

  • Each is considered and quoted on a case by case basis.




The NEOC proudly works with the University of Maine System to create meaningful workforce development opportunities for its students while also providing support for new ventures and projects. As a member or tenant, you'll have access to undergrad research interns as well as law school and MBA candidates.


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Floorplan of the Hús.


Interested in Becoming a Tenant?

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At the NEOC, our goal is to facilitate a greater level of connectivity amongst ocean-minded organizations with the hopes that it will lead to sustainable Blue Economy development. Our expanding network of members represents a broad cross-section of people, businesses, institutions and non-profits, all of whom are collaborative and excited to meet new people. If you would like to connect, just click below:

Adapt Agency

Allen Insurance

American Aquafarms

Atlantic Sea Farms

Bobbie Lamont / Maine Angels

Bristol Seafood

Business Network for Offshore Wind

Coastal Enterprises Inc

Deckhand / Real Time Data North America

Downeast Institute

Everything Seaweed

Finsulate USA

Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Marin Skincare


High Liner Foods

Justin Levesque / One Dynamic System 

Key Bank

Look Lobster

Maine Center for Entrepreneurs 

Maine Family Seafarm Cooperative

Maine Outdoor Brands

Maine Oyster Company

Maine Salt Farm

Maine Standard Biofuels

Marine Microverse Institute 

Mike Conathan

Mindful Employer

Net Your Problem

North Atlantic Cargo Line

North Marine Ingredients

Orange Bike Brewing Company

Opolis Optics


Peter Stocks

Paramount Planet Product

Pierce Atwood

Secret Island / Salmones Austral NA

Saltwater Classroom

Salt of Maine

Soli DG, Inc 


Thor Skyr


UMaine Graduate & Professional Center

University of Southern Maine

Words @ Work

Woodard and Curran

World Ocean Observatory