Mote’s Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research & Restoration (IC2R3) is 19,000 square feet of research, education, offices and dormitories, on almost an acre of Lower Florida Keys canal-side property. More than 300 feet of dock space and 120 feet of mangrove-fringed shoreline provide space for resident and visiting research support vessels. IC2R3 provides a base of operations for Mote's ongoing research and education programs in the Florida Keys, and it is also open to visiting collaborative marine research or collaborative marine education groups.
A large room is available for use as a classroom or meeting room. Various A/V equipment is available for general use, including overhead projectors, PowerPoint-compatible video projector with laptop, and teleconferencing capabilities. Seating and tables can be configured to accommodate each group’s needs, with a capacity of up to 25 people.
For conferences or meetings, coffee and continental-style breakfast, as well as bag lunches can be arranged.
The Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research & Restoration
24244 Overseas Highway,
Summerland Key, FL 33042
(305) 745-2729, ext. 700
Reservations and fees
To inquire about reservations to obtain field support, or check availability for research lab space and classroom/meeting room space, please please email our HOUSING COORDINATOR. We will respond to you within three business days of your submitted request.
Click here for current fees related to facilities use and research support.