NOAA Technology Transfer Successes

Arctic Shield 2015:  Autonomous and Piloted Aircraft Fly Search and Rescue Exercise
Monday, August 3, 2015

Arctic Shield 2015: Autonomous and Piloted Aircraft Fly Search and Rescue Exercise

On July 14, 2015, NOAA conducted a Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) north of Alaska on board the US Coast Guard Cutter Healy  This effort successfully integrated an Unmanned Aircraft Systemor UAS into a simulated response incident.  This exercise is one of many NOAA's UAS Program is conducting under Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs) with US industry. 

Hollings Lab and Algaeventure Systems:  Looking for Benefits in Harmful Algal Blooms
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Hollings Lab and Algaeventure Systems: Looking for Benefits in Harmful Algal Blooms

The NOAA Ocean Service Hollings Laboratory Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), with Algaeventure Systems (dba Biosortia Pharmaceuticals), which was originally signed in 2012 and recently amended in 2014, has resulted in a wide array of successful outcomes for NOAA, and for its CRADA partners.  
NOAA and Envera LLC: Exploring Probiotics for Shellfish Aquaculture
Monday, July 27, 2015

NOAA and Envera LLC: Exploring Probiotics for Shellfish Aquaculture

The Milford laboratory seeks to transfer new knowledge and technology directly to the U.S. aquaculture industry through key partnerships and collaborations.  Most recently, the lab has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Envera LLC of West Chester, PA, to evaluate a newly isolated probiotic strain for possible commercial use in oyster hatcheries.
Monday, July 20, 2015

Alaska Sea Grant Delivers Food Business Course in 9 Rural Communities

Alaska Sea Grant and Cooperative Extension delivered training and technical assistance via videoconference to 63 Alaskans interested in food-producing businesses to diversify economies in rural Alaska communities, which resulted in three new businesses.
Monday, July 20, 2015

Connecticut Sea Grant Assistance Contributes to Over 300% Growth in SE Connecticut Aquaculture Industry

Connecticut Sea Grant routinely provides services such as business planning, permitting assistance, and training to prospective shellfish farmers. In the past two years, this assistance has contributed to seven new or prospective businesses in southeastern Connecticut, tripling the size of the aquaculture industry in this sector of the state.
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