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Calling All Entrepreneurs!

The Annual WHOI Pitchathon will take place in October and WHOI Tech Transfer is once again looking for volunteer Business Advisors to assist inventors in putting together the perfect pitch! Each October, WHOI hosts the pitch competition- inviting innovators from around WHOI to pitch their technologies before a panel of judges. WHOI innovators are given…

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WHOI Tech Transfer Concludes Innovation Month; Pitchathon Winner Announced

Innovation Month kicked off with the 4th Annual WHOI Pitchathon. For the first time, this year’s event was open for public viewing. The event took place in Redfield Auditorium on October 5th, with a great turnout and four WHOI teams competing for Proof of Concept Funding. The ideas pitched this year ranged from autonomous systems to…

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Free Event Tomorrow: WHOI’s Ocean Science Cafe – Innovation Edition

Marine Algae – From Climate Change to Jet Fuel to Lipstick Some of the items in your pantry and medicine cabinet may contain algae-derived ingredients. How they got there might not have been as straightforward as you’d imagine. Come hear of WHOI Marine Chemist Chris Reddy’s journey from tracking climate history written in ocean sediments…

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Funding Opportunity – 2018 WHOI Pitchathon

  Calling all WHOI Innovators! Pitch your product idea before a panel of judges for a chance to win up to 75k in Proof of Concept Funding. Participants have the opportunity to be paired with an experienced Business Advisor to help them evaluate the commercial potential of their technology. This opportunity is open to WHOI…

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Mentor Opportunity! 2018 WHOI Pitchathon

WHOI OTT is looking for experienced Business Advisors to take part in this year’s Pitchathon competition. This annual event- now a part of Innovation Month – has grown immensely since it’s first year in 2015. Each year, WHOI innovators are matched with a Business Advisor to craft a pitch for their technology over the course…

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Center for Marine Robotics 3rd Annual Entrepreneur’s Forum

July 20-21, 2017 – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution For the third year, WHOI’s Center for Marine Robotics is holdings it annual Forum to highlight marine robotics-related entrepreneurs, start-ups and small companies at a Technology Showcase (7/20) and a discussion-based Leadership Forum (7/21).  There is plenty of networking time spread throughout the two days.  This year…

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