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Innovation in a Blue Economy

Innovation in a Blue Economy

July 1, 2017

Innovation is a hallmark of the Massachusetts economy and a way of life for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). DunkWorks, WHOI’s new rapid prototyping center is no exception. The studio is sponsored by the Institution’s Center for Marine Robotics through an investment from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, and was created to the help accelerate the design process from concept to application. Pictured (left to right): CMR Director Jim Bellingham; Leslie-Ann McGee; Massachusetts Technology Collaborative Exec. Director & CEO Tim Connelly; WHOI President and Director Mark Abbott; Director of the The Innovation Institute, Pat Larkin; and WHOI VP and Director of Research Larry Madin.

(Photo by Jayne Doucette, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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