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ADVANCE YOUR RESEARCH
Guidance, corporate partnerships, & proof of concept funding opportunities

AMPLIFY IMPACT
Protect intellectual property & create a clear path towards commercial development

START A BUSINESS
Participate in WHOI’s tradition of launching successful companies around breakthrough technologies

LICENSE TECHNOLOGY
Source technologies from the leaders in their field

COLLABORATE AND INVEST
Find partnership opportunities

PARTICIPATE IN A STARTUP
Lead new companies to success

OBTAIN ACCESS
Stay up to date on a wealth of opportunities

Startup Spotlight: Q+A with ARMADA Marine Robotics, Inc. Founders, Jeff Kaeli, Robin Littlefield, and Rusty Warren

Armada Marine Robotics

In 2017, WHOI engineers Jeff Kaeli and Robin Littlefield entered the WHOI Office for Technology Transfer Pitchathon, intending to win translational funds to advance what was then just an idea, the Asymmetric Thruster. This novel propulsion system, now a patented and demonstrated technology, produces forward thrust – as with a traditional multi-bladed propeller – but…

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Innovative WHOI Winch Design Licensed to InterOcean Systems for New UVM Research Vessel

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has completed a license agreement with InterOcean Systems, LLC. for an innovative marine winch design, soon to be part of the new University of Vermont research vessel. The unique winch build will enable more efficient operations for both personnel and power. The vessel is designed as a hybrid research boat…

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Exploration at New Heights and Depths

On average, Mars is about 140 million miles from Earth. The deepest parts of our ocean, called the Hadal Zone, are about 6.8 miles below the surface. At first thought, these places may not seem like they have much in common; but both sites face limitations for exploration and present unique technological challenges. Whether investigating…

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