Ocean Tech Hub Project Initiatives

Ocean technology projects

The Ocean Tech Hub is committed to activating the ocean technology ecosystem.

We are developing a globally competitive hub that addresses both economic and national security needs in the following areas:

Jaia robotics

Innovation in Undersea Robotics

Continuous innovations in undersea technology, including autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), drone boats, drone submersibles and artificial intelligence (A.I.) are playing a crucial role in our understanding of the ever-changing ocean environment, particularly in the face of climate change. These advancements not only help us keep up with the growing demand to protect and mitigate but also enable us to learn and explore the vast depths of the ocean.

Next-generation robots equipped with cutting-edge capabilities are set to revolutionize the management of undersea infrastructure. From floating and stable offshore wind (OSW) platforms to seafloor cables, these autonomous robots will ensure the efficient and effective operation of critical systems. By leveraging their data collection capabilities, we can track environmental changes, monitor aquaculture activities, and safeguard our precious food sources.

Moreover, the utilization of undersea robots will significantly enhance national security. The ability of auvs, drone boats, and drone submersibles to navigate and operate in the undersea space provides a valuable asset for surveillance, reconnaissance, and defense purposes. This newfound technological prowess will reinforce our efforts to protect our maritime boundaries and ensure the safety of our nations.

Ocean robotics is opening up new frontiers and unlocking immense potential in our exploration and utilization of the ocean. By harnessing the advancements in autonomous underwater vehicles, auvs, drone boats, and drone submersibles, we can better comprehend our planet and its intricate ecosystems, paving the way for a sustainable and secure future.

Ocean Automation Advancements

In today's rapidly evolving world, ocean automation plays a crucial role in sustaining our planet. Harnessing the power of ocean tech automation is key to unlocking untapped potential. By implementing cutting-edge technologies and streamlining existing processes, we can enhance efficiency and drive blue economy innovation to unprecedented levels.

New ocean automation systems, consisting of state-of-the-art sensors that collect a wide range of ocean data work in tandem with sophisticated algorithms, create a comprehensive digital model of the ocean. This ocean automation solution provides valuable insights for learning and solution development.

By embracing these advancements in ocean automation, we can optimize resource utilization and propel the blue economy towards a sustainable and prosperous future.

Ocean automation
Marine materials

Advanced Materials & Composites for Marine Applications

As the U.S. and the world grapple with the escalating impact of climate change, the ocean assumes a crucial role in providing vital information to effectively mitigate these impacts. Through the application of composite materials in marine environments, specifically engineered to withstand the harshest conditions, we unlock limitless possibilities to shape the future of ocean technology. This innovation ensures the safety and resilience of our coastlines, food sources, and economy, paving the way for sustainable growth and a brighter future for generations to come.

Are you a Rhode Island or Massachusetts company or organization interested in partnering on a potential blue technology innovation project?

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