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WHOI Tech Transfer Concludes Innovation Month; Pitchathon Winner Announced

By amarkova | November 8, 2018

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…

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Demonstrates New Compact Electric Winch

By amarkova | October 22, 2018

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – the Compact Electric Winch was successfully tested and demonstrated before a group of industry professionals representing some of the largest marine winch manufacturers. Both commercial and research marine operations rely on winches for deployment, hauling, and retrieval of equipment and instruments. Over the years, winch design has undergone extensive…

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

By amarkova | October 9, 2018

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…

Seminar: Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Aquaculture

By amarkova | September 25, 2018

Seating is limited and registration for this event is encouraged Register for this event

Join Us For The 2018 WHOI Pitchathon

By amarkova | August 29, 2018

Funding Opportunity – 2018 WHOI Pitchathon

By amarkova | June 15, 2018

  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…

Mentor Opportunity! 2018 WHOI Pitchathon

By amarkova | April 23, 2018

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…

WHOI Tech Transfer News

By amarkova | April 11, 2018

The 2018 TechConnect Winter Newsletter is now available. Click the image below to read more about ongoing & new mentorship opportunities, new technologies, and startup updates.    

2017 Annual Report Now Available

By | February 6, 2018

The WHOI OTT 2017 Annual Report is now available to view online. This report shows the achievements of WHOI OTT throughout the past year. We are proud of the growing entrepreneurial culture here at WHOI.  

WHOI Spins Off Local Technology Startup EOM Offshore

By | February 6, 2018

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) sold its controlling interest in EOM Offshore, a mooring systems company based on technology developed by engineers at WHOI. The company was founded as a start-up in 2010 to commercialize highly stretchable, fatigue-resistant hoses to transmit power and data to and from undersea sensors. EOM’s patented Electromagnetic Stretch Hoses connect…