‘Science State of the Union’ on Plastics

5 Gyres hosted a virtual “Science State of the Union” on World Oceans Day earlier this month about plastics science. It discusses the past, present and future of plastic pollution science as it relates to innovation and policy. Watch the event here.

French American Innovation Virtual Summit June 9 and 16

French American Innovation Day 2021: Growing The Blue Economy For Ocean Sustainability is a virtual summit featuring experts from both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts on national and regional policies designed to accelerate innovations, promote economic development and ignite bold visionary leadership and collaboration. This event will be most useful for those interested in economicContinue reading “French American Innovation Virtual Summit June 9 and 16”

Apply for Sea-Changers Innovation Fund

The Sea-Changers Innovation Fund is a new fund that has launched to encourage and support innovative ideas and projects for marine conservation in the U.K. The founding sponsor for the fund is MRT, a manufacturer of personal locator beacons (PLBs) and marine safety equipment that was founded by the inventor of the PLB, David Marshall,Continue reading “Apply for Sea-Changers Innovation Fund”

Plymouth Sound to Host World’s First 5G Ocean Testbed

Plymouth Sound is set to host the world’s first 5G ocean-based marine testbed, putting the city at the forefront of marine and maritime innovation. Part of the Marine Business Technology Centre’s (MBTC) testing and proving ground Smart Sound Plymouth, the testbed will benefit from a 5G mobile private network built by Vodafone using Nokia equipment. TheContinue reading “Plymouth Sound to Host World’s First 5G Ocean Testbed”