Nevertheless, from the small number of new products that exist today, I would have to say, the results of the revolution are unrealized. That is our challenge!

Today we are so much closer to the goal of realizing the sea’s true potential, but we need coordinated national and international efforts and infusions of funds. Unlike 18 years ago, the technology has matured. I urge the participants in this workshop to put our combined knowledge to use and help society move forward to solve health and food-supply problems with the tools and research results of marine biotechnology.

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