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Peter Baker, subsea product manager, with Australia-based Advanced Navigation, called in from Sydney to talk about HYDRUS – Advanced Navigation’s new “miniature undersea autonomous vessel” product that's small enough to serve as a carry-on item on most  flights. 
Drew Carey, co-founder and CEO of INSPIRE Environmental, joined the program to discuss INSPIRE Environmental’s recent study regarding fish population and catch activity near and around the Block Island Wind Farm. The study is the result of more than a decade of work and *seven years* of data collection. 
Ted Janulis, the founder and principal of Investable Oceans (and a former president of the New York Explorers Club), joins us on this episode to discussion his "obsession" with the ocean -- and how it's helped him figure out the ins and outs of investing in ocean-based ventures. Learn more about Ted's project at
On our first episode of Season 3, University of Rhode Island President Marc Parlange joined us to tell us about the Build Back Better Regional Challenge -- and discuss how Rhode Island is working to redefine the nation's Blue Economy.
On this episode, we spoke with Tony Chen, the co-founder of Manolin. Manolin is a data analytics company focused on helping aquaculture farmers combine human and artificial intelligence to better predict and solve for aquaculture disease. 
401 Tech Bridge was the first entity to partner with the NavalX Tech Bridge initiative, creating a national collaborative model for naval defense innovation. Executive Director Christian Cowan joined the podcast to tell us more.
Dr. Elle Wibisono, a John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow with the United States Senate, joined us to talk about her experience working on ocean and coastal policy issues.
11th Hour Racing's president and co-founder Rob MacMillan, and grant program director Michelle Carnevale, covered ocean stewardship and sustainability, grant-making, and the future of competitive sailing as a 'mainstream' sport.  
Port Commissioner Rafael Castellanos and Jason Giffen with the Port of San Diego joined us to tell us how they're trying to build on their city's Blue Economy leadership.
Judson Kauffman, co-CEO and co-founder of Terradepth, joined us to discuss how his company is using autonomous submersibles to collect data and "drain the ocean of ignorance." 
Dr. Yi Chao, CEO and founder of California-based Seatrec, joined the podcast to discuss how his company's thermal energy technology is powering everything from sensors to underwater robots. 
Dr. Paula Bontempi, the dean of University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography, joined us to discuss how the world of academia is preparing students to take ocean exploration and research to the next level. [Programming note: This interview was taped in October of 2020]
Nir Gartzman, co-founder of Israel-based venture capital firm theDOCK, joined us to discuss his thoughts on maritime investment opportunities. 
Based in Boston, Sea Machines specializes in advanced control technology for workboats and other commercial surface vessels. CEO Michael Johnston joined us to discuss which industries are currently using this technology... and what could be possible in the future.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Oceanology International is the largest ocean technology conference in the world... and this year, you don't need to travel to London to take it all in. Event director David Ince joined us to discuss how his team moved an exhibition featuring hundreds of global leaders in the Blue Economy onto an entirely online platform.
Is there a college student out there who has the Blue Economy's next big idea? SeaAhead's BlueGreen Innovation Challenge is venturing to find out.
Rob Knecht,  co-founder Real Oyster Cult,  joined us back in March to discuss the rapidly growing oyster industry.
As the co-founder of Katapult Ocean and founder/CEO of Fynd Ocean Ventures, Maren Hjorth Bauer is a leading blue-tech investor based out of Norway. She joined the podcast to tell us what she looks for when selecting new projects -- and provides her insight as to where America's ocean economy is headed.
On this episode, we're talking about maritime market intelligence. How are data analytics shaping the future of global trade? Who's in line to become the "Amazon of shipping?" Matt Morgan, CEO of Boston-based Freight Flows, weighs in.
Where does Rhode Island fit in to the global Blue Economy? Do we really know less about the ocean floor than we do about the dark side of the moon? And how are sea turtles helping to bridge the divide across the aisle in the Senate? United States Senator Sheldon Whitehouse weighs in.
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