08 Apr 2022
WEEKLY NEWS - 8 April
This week's Ocean / Blue Economy Innovation Roundup:
- The fund to kick-start the UK's blue impact economy.
The Blue Impact Fund aims to raise up to £75 million to catalyse the growth of truly sustainable aquaculture.
- A "Fitbit for Fish"…? Really!
The device uses multiple sensors to wirelessly track fish experiences in real-time.
- Cloud robotics start-up raises $20 million to manage marine infrastructure.
They provide autonomous and cloud-managed robotics, supporting the offshore wind, wave and tidal, scientific, maritime security, and civil industries.
- This start-up designed an electric cargo ship to cross the ocean.
Smaller electric ships swap batteries at ports along the way.
- Finalists of the 2022 Ocean Awards revealed.
Celebrating the achievements of individuals, groups, and organisations dedicated to restoring the health of our oceans.
- Nature-based carbon capture and storage start-up closes $12 million Series A funding.
Unlocking the power of algae as an affordable method of permanently and quantifiably sequestering carbon at the gigaton scale.
- 3D-printed seawalls are not far away now.
US start-up creates a system for 3D printing so-called 'living' seawalls, mimicking coral reefs and mangroves.
- Portuguese start-up takes off with €5 million to reduce the cost of wind energy
A data-driven shape sensing technology monitors wind turbine blades and enhances their performance.
- Monitoring the Ocean's "vital signs".
Deploying a fleet of drones to better understand how much carbon the ocean is absorbing and how much more it can take.
And finally…. Is underwater farming the way forward?.... And do you still need to water the crops?
Have a Great Weekend!
The OCEANOVATION Team.