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DHS Homeland Security Startup Studio 21: Converge, Aug. 26

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) will host the inaugural Homeland Security Startup Studio 21: Converge, a start-up pitch and showcase event on Thursday, August 26 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. ET. S&T’s Homeland Security Startup Studio (HSSS) brings together entrepreneurs, mentors and inventors to form companies that accelerate and deliver commercial applications of

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‘They Sat It Can’t Be Done’: Environmental Documentary Features Entrepreneurs

They Say It Can't Be Done

Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, has released Just Add Firewater LLC’s award-winning documentary “They Say It Can’t Be Done,” which follows four entrepreneurial companies as they tackle humanity’s biggest threats. The film will be featured on cable and internet video-on-demand platforms. “Human innovation can solve our most pressing social and environmental issues–but only if we let it,” said Patrick Reasonover, a co-producer of the film.

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GeoAcoustics Independent Again

GeoAcoustics Ltd. has returned to independent ownership following divestment from Kongsberg Maritime AS. Kongsberg originally acquired the company in 2008, and it was part of the sensors and robotics business area. Based in Great Yarmouth in the United Kingdom, GeoAcoustics has been manufacturing marine survey equipment for more than 42 years, specifically, sonar survey systems for engineering, geophysics and naval

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MS Satoshi Aims to Be Incubator for Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Crypto Cruise Ship

A group of marine engineering entrepreneurs is taking advantage of the current downturn in the cruising industry to expand their operations in Panama. The Crypto Cruise Ship is being prepared to set sail from the Mediterranean and anchor in the Gulf of Panama. The 804-ft. ship, recently purchased from a major cruise line, is to be named MS Satoshi. It includes

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New Publication: Thought Leadership on Powering Sustainability

ABB Marine & Ports has released the 2020 issue of Generations, the annual publication featuring business and technical insight from thought leaders around the world, representing a broad cross-section of business and society. This issue of Generations takes you from the bottom of the sea to the moon and back on a journey to discover how progressive thinkers are tackling the

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Rainmaking Completes First Phase of Start-Up Program to Decarbonize Shipping

Rainmaking, the international corporate innovation and venture development firm, has completed the first cycle of its program to nurture start-ups working toward the decarbonization of shipping. A second six-month cycle is set to commence this August. As it progresses through the end of 2022, the program will identify more than 3,000 high-impact tech start-ups around the world, fostering and catalyzing

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