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Start-up Funding Opportunity

AUVSI Novus Unmanned is calling all start-ups (seed, Series-A, B, C or restart) in the unmanned systems and autonomous technologies space who are seeking new investment to start or grow to the next level. Apply now for a chance to pitch to top investors to raise institutional investment of up to $20 million. The deadline is September 1. Learn more

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Live-Streaming Underwater

Tommy Riparetti hopes to captivate Web viewers with lively commentary from a media control room on the EV Nautilus research ship as the ROVs Hercules and Argus explore new ocean depths of the Cordell Bank, a marine sanctuary off the coast of San Francisco. A science communication fellow for the Nautilus Exploration Program, Riparetti will be sitting next to scientists and

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CNR Concept Challenge Finalists

The finalists of the CNR Concept Challenge–a historic call for innovative ideas to support the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps of the future–were announced at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo in Washington, D.C. The finalists include  Benjamin Conley, for enhancements to existing thermal-imaging capabilities; Joe Kennedy, for a prototype system that assesses various sources of position, navigating and timing

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Floating Island Concept Tested

MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) has tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Floating mega islands offer future-proof living and working space at sea for: developing,

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Keuka Moves into Offshore Wind

Keuka Research & Development, of the Keuka Energy Group of Companies, has moved from R&D into the U.S. offshore wind arena. The 175-MW wind-power generation project, now under construction at its facility in Palatka, Florida, will soon be based out of Green Cove Springs, Florida. Project completion is scheduled for 2023, at which time it is expected to produce the

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