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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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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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Check out the Cape Cod Times article on the WHOI OTT Shark Tank (Translational Research Fund) featuring Ropeless Lobster Fishing technology from Jim Partan and Keenan Ball.

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