Recognized by the Mississippi Governor’s Ocean Task Force as the lead marine technology cluster program supporting growth of the State's autonomous marine and related technology sectors.
The MIST Cluster is funded in part by a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Regional Innovation Cluster contract. SBA's funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.
To learn more about industry clusters and their importance read Michael Porter's article, "Clusters and the New Economics of Competition".
The following are links to several resources and resource providers that may be helpful to MIST members engaged in applied research and technology development as well as business start-up and development.
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Any information obtained from this site to a specific product, process, or service does not constitute or imply an endorsement by the MIST Cluster, SBA or the University of Southern Mississippi of the product, process, or service, or its producer or provider. The views and opinions expressed in any referenced resource do not necessarily state or reflect those of the MIST Cluster, SBA or the University of Southern Mississippi.
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The MIST Cluster, SBA, the University of Southern Mississippi, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information from the listed resources or their presenters.