The Mid-Atlantic Research Infrastructure Alliance (MARIA), Inc., is dedicated to facilitating access to advanced information, instruction, and research infrastructure technology and advancing research and education in the United States by:
  • providing a forum for collaboration in terascale computing and high performance networking among its members;
  • promoting the delivery of a broad range of advanced technology services to the research and educational communities;
  • providing a mechanism for collaborative investment in research-enabling infrastructure and services;
  • facilitating innovative and successful projects and productive working relationships;
  • representing the common interests of the regional research and educational advanced networking and computing community; and
  • assisting other charitable, scientific and educational organizations in the conduct of similar activities.
MARIA is an independent Virginia Nonstock Corporation governed by its members: