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The TechNET Spring 2017 Newsletter is now available on our News & Events Page. Stay informed on OTT happenings including new technologies, events & projects as well as licensing and patent news. If you would like to receive emails when OTT newsletters, annual reports, news, & events are published – remember to subscribe in the bottom right…

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OTT is looking for experienced business professionals to help mentor WHOI Scientists and Engineers. Each September OTT hosts a Shark Tank competition – also called the Translational Research Funding Program (TRFP). The objective of the TRFP is to provide internal funding for the production of commercial prototypes for gathering market relevant data for commercially promising…

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A new Oceanus article discusses a mooring that utilizes EOM Offshore’s Stretch Hose Technology to detect endangered whales in the busy shipping lanes of New York Harbor. To learn more about the technology, check out a recent article published in Wave and Tidal Energy Network on Electromechanical Mooring Stretch Hoses  and head over to EOM Offshore’s website for…

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Engineers at WHOI have spent the last 20 years developing highly compliant, fatigue-resistant mooring elements for power and data transmission –from surface to seafloor, in order to meet the challenging requirements for ocean systems. EOM Offshore (EOM) is a startup company founded in 2009 to commercialize key specialized mooring technologies resulting from that work, and remains…

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Biological Oxygen Demand as an indicator of the metabolic state of an organism, is of particular interest in many oceanographic studies, and can benefit from in situ measurement. PHORCYS is a semi-autonomous submersible sensor system which passively samples the water column in situ. The sensor performs real time, direct oxygen consumption measurements for quick turn-around.…

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Nereid HT was recently featured in both Ocean News and Technology and ROV Planet Magazine. Check out the articles to read about the recent trials in Panama.  

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Oceanus recently published an article on Jim Partan and Keenan Ball’s On-Call Buoy, a technology designed to prevent marine mammal entanglement in fishing lines. Ball and Partan are working with the Office for Technology Transfer (OTT) to patent the “On-Call” buoy and OTT  has filed a provisional application. Learn more about the need for this…

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Several exciting startups are in the works at WHOI! The Office for Technology Transfer needs volunteers to lead these companies to commercial success. We seek product development professionals with commercial leadership experience in hardware, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, electronics, or ocean technology. If interested, please send a brief summary of your background- highlighting your industrial experience,…

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