Ocean Tech Hub

*2023 Tech Hubs Designee and Strategy Development Grant Recipient

Lead Agency: Rhode Island Commerce Corporation

States Served: Massachusetts, Rhode Island

Applicant-Defined Region:  Providence-Warwick, RI-MA MSA

Core Technology Area: ocean robotics, sensors, and materials

Contact: Lisa Carnevale ([email protected])

The Ocean Tech Hub of Southeastern New England (Ocean Tech Hub), led by the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, seeks to develop, test, and commercialize emerging maritime artificial intelligence / machine learning-enabled robotics and sensors. This Tech Hub will leverage its unique coastal assets – including seven commercial ports and shallow and deep ocean access – to establish digital and physical testing and manufacturing environments for rapid prototype testing and delivery to meet the growing commercial demand. In doing so, the Ocean Tech Hub seeks to advance ocean technology innovation and become a global leader in the growing ocean economy.

Strategy Development Grant Amount: $395,349

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