Skip to content

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution researchers are working to improve seaweed aquaculture scalability.

The fastest-growing aquaculture sector is seaweed farming. It can benefit marine ecosystems, farmers, and local communities by providing jobs and food, combatting ocean acidification’s local impacts, and even serving as an alternative fuel source. On a global scale, seaweed farms in the United States only generate a small percent of global output, and as demand…

Read More

New Entrepreneur-in-Residence Joins WHOI Tech Transfer

The Office for Technology Transfer (OTT) is excited to welcome our new Entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR), Michael Hard, to WHOI. Michael will be joining OTT through December 2024. We look forward to having Michael on board to help and guide WHOI innovators and entrepreneurs in their entrepreneurial endeavors. Michael brings 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur,…

Read More

DigitalReefs founder Anne Cohen discusses entrepreneurship and digital twin application in coral reef management.

Last month, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientist and emerging entrepreneur Anne Cohen kicked off the Office for Technology Transfer’s (OTT) new series Pioneering Minds: Unleashing the Potential of Women Innovators and Entrepreneurs. Cohen discussed her project, DigitalReefs, and entrepreneurship at WHOI and shared how science drives impact in commercial applications. DigitalReefs, a groundbreaking online…

Read More