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TechConnect Summer 2017 Newsletter Now Available

By | August 4, 2017

Center for Marine Robotics 3rd Annual Entrepreneur’s Forum

By | June 30, 2017

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…

TechNET Spring 2017 Newsletter Now Online

By | May 10, 2017

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…

New Mentor Opportunity

By | April 12, 2017

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…

Acoustic Buoys Incorporate EOM Stretch Hose Technology

By | March 21, 2017

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…

EOM Stretch Hose Featured in Wave & Tidal Energy Network Magazine

By | February 6, 2017

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…

Annual Report 2016 Now Available

By | January 31, 2017

Find out what we were up to in 2016. Check out our Annual Report- now available to view and download:  

Oceanus Article Discusses PHORCYS Technology

By | December 14, 2016

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.…

Nereid HT: Hybrid ROV/AUV

By | November 4, 2016

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.  

From Oceanus: New Buoy Could Prevent Entanglements

By | November 2, 2016

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…