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




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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Members & Tenants 

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.

Adapt Agency

Allen Insurance and Financial

Bela Brand Seafood

Blaze Partners

Blue Latitudes

Bobbie Lamont

Bristol Seafood

Coastal Enterprises , Inc.

Conscious Revolution

Cutback Surfboards

David Buchanan


Downeast Institute

Everything Seaweed

Finsulate USA


Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Hefring Marine


High Liner Foods Incorporated

Islander Creative

Lady Shuckers

Maine Angels

Maine Center for Entrepreneurs 

Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Maine Coast Marine Maps / Nauti Sisters Sea Farm

Maine Oyster Company

Maine Salt Farm

Maine Space Grant Consortium

Maine Standard Biofuels

Marin Skincare

Mike Conathan

Nordur ehf

North Atlantic Cargo Line LLC

Ocean Farm Supply



Opolis Optics

Orange Bike Brewing Co.

Paramount Planet Product

Peter Stocks

Pierce Atwood LLP

Salmones Austral NA

Saltwater Classroom

Sea Meadow Marine

Shred Electric


The Boatyard

Third Bird Creative Co.

Thor's Skyr


University of Southern Maine

Viable Gear

Words at Work

World Ocean Observatory

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