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Supervisor Greg Cox at the grand opening of the Tuna Harbor Dockside Market in San Diego in August 2014. It is a great success story in the local Blue Economy. (Photo: The office of Supervisor Greg Cox)

Greg Cox: Growing the Blue Economy

with enviable weather and direct deepwater access to the Pacific Ocean, the growth of its “Blue Economy” needed a single, seemingly simple push. A name.   “I think a big part (of the growth and evolution in the Blue Tech Economy) is that it has a name now,” said Supervisor Greg Cox. “Five years ago if you would have asked me what I think about the blue tech economy, I might not have known what you were talking about. Having a name that ties in all of the companies and employment opportunities, having a name gives us a handle on the ‘blue economy.’”

Greg Murphy - Executive Director, The Maritime Alliance & TMA Foundation

View from the Top: Greg Murphy

innovative companies and good paying, Blue Jobs.     Greg Murphy - Executive Director, The Maritime Alliance & TMA Foundation Greg Murphy started as Executive Director of The Maritime Alliance in November 2015 after serving six years as Policy Advisor for San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox, advising him in his roles on the California Coastal Commission and the National Ocean Council Governance Coordinating Committee. While working for the Supervisor, Greg served on the board of The Maritime Alliance Foundation for two years. Prior to his work in public policy, Greg was a program manager

San Diego Launches Blue Tech Vision

Mayor, Supervisor & City Council President Propose Blue Tech Incubator    As part of a new blue tech vision that will create more maritime jobs for the San Diego region, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and County Supervisor Greg Cox today proposed an initiative that was jointly approved by the City of San Diego and County of San Diego to help give San Diego’s blue economy a boost by creating a blue tech incubator.    Mayor Faulconer said, “Thanks to our fast-growing blue-tech economy, San Diego has yet another opportunity to be a global leader in technology and innovatio

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Greg Cox on San Diego's Blue Tech Cluster

An in-depth conversation with Greg Cox, a member of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors and California Coastal Commission and a key proponent of the San Diego Blue Tech Cluster.   Greg Cox has been a member of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors since 1995, where he oversees a regional government with a $5.08 billion budget and 17,000 employees. He represents the First District, which extends along the Pacific Ocean and the popular beaches along Coronado to the coastal community of Point Loma. At the heart of the district lies San Diego Bay, a 23-square mile resource for commerce

Sally Ride (Photo: Scripps)

U.S. Navy Names Research Vessel to Honor Sally Ride

external funding sources for Scripps fleet operations is reinvested by the university into the local San Diego and regional economy. "The blue economy is the next big thing for San Diego and having this research vessel in our port will be a tremendous opportunity to showcase that," said Greg Cox, chairman of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. "Scripps is a research powerhouse and I'm thrilled about the potential economic benefits of better understanding our oceanographic systems." For more than a century, Scripps has been a part of the University California and its

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